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WAST – West Africa Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Time zone map of WAST
Currently observing WAST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +2:00).
Currently observing WAST – West Africa Summer Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as WAST (UTC +2:00) but different time zone name.

West Africa Summer Time (WAST) is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: Africa.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: WAT (West Africa Time).

Email time zone indicator: +0200

An email sent from someone in the West Africa Summer Time (WAST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0200" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0200" does not have to be in West Africa Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is WAST observed?


African countries using WAST in the summer and WAT in the winter

  • Namibia

Other time zones in UTC +2:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as WAST, but can be found under a different name:

WAST time now


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

  • WAST will be observed in Windhoek until Apr 3, 2016 at 2:00 AM
  • UTC Offset: UTC +2:00
  • 7 hours ahead of Washington DC

Find current time and time zone by city


Example cities

Namibia – Windhoek (Summer)

Related time zones

WAT – West Africa Time (Standard Time)

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