African time zones:

WAST – West Africa Summer Time



  • WAST is not observed in any location this year.

    Locations that used to be on WAST for part or all of the year are now on WAT (West Africa Time) instead.
Currently no cities are observing WAST

Find local time and time zone for a location

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Time zone offset: UTC + 2 hours

WAST is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that WAST is a daylight saving time/summer time zone. It is generally only used during the summer in the places listed below, during the winter WAT is used instead

Time zone abbreviation: WAST

Full name is West Africa Summer Time

Email time zone indicator: +0200

An email sent from someone in the 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 WAST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below

Where and when is WAST observed?

Countries using WAST in the summer and WAT during the winter

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in WAST

Other time zones in Africa

Go directly through the links below, or see the Africa time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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