Long weekend weather forecast: Expect winds and light rain

MARCH 18, 2016

In general, you can expect a windy long weekend with some light rain, said the South African Weather Services office in Port Elizabeth on Friday. Not ideal outdoor weather.

"There is high pressure system ridging in along the Wild Coast resulting in cloud and rain along that region and the adjacent interior on Saturday and Sunday," described Garth Sampson, SA Weather Services Spokesman for the Eastern Cape.

"Brief passing showers along the South Coast  (Plettenberg Bay to Port Alfred)tomorrow morning associated with a cold front passing south. Strong W’ly winds along the coast west of Port Alfred on Saturday and Sunday with heavy swell on Sunday and Monday."

Sampson said that by Monday, the strong coastal wind will be located east of Port Alfred.

"Monday the high starts ridging in again with rain along the coastal areas."