Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsFriday: W 25/30 kts
Saturday: SW 20/30 kts
Sunday: SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres and reaching up to 4 metres offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn then becoming southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning then turning westerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 22:52 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S
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