Wave Height Recorder that was run over recently and may have entered Algoa Bay.
An appeal has been made to anyone finding to floating Wave Height Recorder that was lost off-shore of Durban on Saturday, 28th of February, after suspected to have been run over by a ship and coming loose from its anchor, 10 kilometres off-shore of Umgeni, somewhere between 20h00 and Midnight.
The Wave Height Recorder was last seen 5km off-shore of Port Shepstone on 1 March and is suspected to be travelling South in the Agulhas currents and may already be off-shore in the vicinity of East London by now or even further South.
Anyone who spots or recovered the Wave Height Recorder can contact NSRI at 0823803800.
The Wave Height Recorder belongs to the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) and they have sent aircraft to attempt to find the object but so far to no avail.