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Real-Time Weather Data Service



Real-Time Weather Monitoring and Archival Weather Data Services


Real-Time Weather Data Monitoring Services

CI Systems offers a range of real-time weather monitoring services for applications such as civil engineering, shipping operations, salvage operations, helicopter operations, movie production, sporting events, agriculture, litigation support, etc.

The following weather data is offered wind speed, wind direction, barometric pressure, outside temperature, inside temperature, wind chill factor, relative humidity, rainfall, solar radiation, ultraviolet radiation, soil moisture, soil temperature and leaf wetness.

The following sea condition data is offered swell amplitude, swell period, swell direction and sea temperature.

In addition to data services, digital image and video capture services are offered. These can be provided in monochrome and full colour as well as in various resolutions and formats. For multiple views, either multiple cameras or pan and tilt systems are offered, with full operator control optional. Remote cameras can be provided with automatic lens wiper/washer systems, auto iris and controllable zoom lenses.

All data can be provided in tabular, database, format. Data can also be provided in graphical format (typically at 3 minute, 10 minute, 1 hour, 1 day, 3 days and 5 days intervals).


Historical and Archival Weather Data Services

Apart from real-time weather data, historical data services are also offered.

Any of the real-services that are available are also offered to be provided on a historical basis, either online or in optical media format (CD-ROM, DVD-RAM or DVD-ROM).

Archival data from the following existing sites can also be provided Big Bay (Bloubergstrand), Cape Agulhas, Kenilworth, Kommetjie, Muizenberg and Struis Bay.


Optional Services

The following optional services are offered :

  • dial-up landline link
  • leased line link
  • cellular link
  • SMS link
  • GPRS link
  • solar power
  • petrol generator
  • diesel generator
  • caravan for manned operations
  • container for unmanned operations
  • 24 hour operator for manned or critical operations



The services are offered on a daily pricing basis with the following breakpoints (all periods indicated in days) :

  • 1 - 4
  • 5 - 9
  • 10 - 19
  • 20 - 49
  • 50 - 99
  • 100 - 249
  • 250 - 999
  • 1 000 - 1999
  • permanent

Minimum periods for certain services.

Please enquire for pricing on standard options or for a quotation for a custom solution. 


Real-Time WeatherWatch Specification

Serv0002 Issue 1 Rev.1  2009-07-15
CI Systems (Pty) Ltd P.O. Box 171 Rondebosch 7701  South Africa 
Telephone : (+27 21) 683 5490 Facsimile : (+27 21) 683 5435 WWW : www.ccii.co.za