Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsSaturday: S 15/20 kts
Sunday: S 25 kts
Monday: N 15/20 kts
West to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Port Kembla in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Kembla early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Sat 04:10 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast. Cancelled for Byron Coast
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