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SMS Weather Forecasts

Get SMS Weather Forecasts - we offer daily updates
We offer 1) comprehensive Today Weather forecast and 2) an abbreviated 4-day Weather forecast


Simply SMS the following KEYwords to 36010 at R5
Works for ALL ZA networks. No free sms.

The request SMS is composed of the Town code
PLUS you ADD
the letter W for Daily forecasts, or W4 for 4-day forecasts.
Weather - Daily & 4-day SMS forecasts
 Cape Town - CTW4 =4-day forecast and Daily Cape Town = CTW
 Elands Bay - EBW or EBW4  Langebaan - LAW or LAW4  
 Mossel Bay - MBW or MBW4  George - GEOW or GEOW4  Jeffreys Bay - JBW or JBW4
 Port Elizabeth - PEW or PEW4  Port Alfred - PAW or PAW4  East London - ELW or ELW4
 Durban - DBNW or DBNW4  KZN S.Coast - SCW or SCW4  KZN N.Coast - NCW or NCW4
 Joburg - JHBW or JHBW4  Pretoria - PTAW or PTAW4  Bloemfontein - BFNW or BFNW4
Updated as conditions evolve around 2am 8am 2pm 8pm

Daily Weather Forecast SMS Explained
1) The location and date 2) Minimum and Maximum Temperature for the day - in °C.
3) Then we divide the forecast into Morning = AM and Afternoon = PM
4) Cloud Cover for the area as a percentage of total sky, and 5) the Total Rain in mm for the period
6) Windspeed and Direction in kph (for knots multiply divide kph by 1.85 or roughly HALVE it)

SMS example
CPT 28Sep
Min11/Max26 degC
AM=
Cloud 3%
Rain 0mm
Wind SSE 5-11kph
PM=
Cloud 5%
Rain 0mm
Wind SE 10-15kph


Daily SMS 4-Day Weather Forecast Explained


The legend for the values is the first line. Each day is on 1x line - they follow each other
1) Min & Max temperature for the day in °C,
2) The maximum Cloud cover (as a percentage of total sky),
3) Total Rain for the day in millimetres (25.4 mm = inch),
4) Windspeed in kph (for knots divide by 1.85 or roughly HALVE it!)
5) Wind direction.
SMS example
CPT
Min Max degC-Cloud-Rain-Wind kph
28Sep 11/26 5% 0mm 5-15 SE
29Sep 13/29 0% 0mm 12-18 SE
30Sep 13/22 95% 0.2mm 6-15 WNW
01Oct 7/16 86% 1mm 13-21 SSW


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