Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Sun 15:20 EST (0.3m)
High Sun 21:43 EST (1.9m)
Low Mon 04:18 EST (0.1m)
High Mon 10:24 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsSunday: N 25/30 kts
Monday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching 25/30 knots offshore in the south around the middle of the day. Winds tending northwest to westerly 15/25 knots in the afternoon then tending westerly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Monday: Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots before dawn then turning south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning.Issued Sun 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for the Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast
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