Situated half way between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay is the home of Mossgas (PetroSA) and other oil industries projects. Mossel Bay is the only South African port that operates two off-shore mooring points within the port limits. Marine engineering firms are available for all classes and types of onboard repairs. A slipway of 250 tons capacity is available.
TEMPERATURES: The monthly distribution of average daily maximum temperatures shows that the average midday temperatures for Mossel Bay range from 18.4°C in July to 26°C in January. The region is the coldest during July when the mercury drops to 7.6°C on average during the night.
WINDS: Prevailing winds are south-west (predominant throughout the year), north-west (winter) and south-east (summer), but wind directions and velocities
Port Manager: +27 44 604 6201
Harbour Master: +27 44 604 6287
Port Control: +27 44 604 6271