Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Sun 03:31 EST (0.1m)
High Sun 09:34 EST (1.5m)
Low Sun 15:20 EST (0.3m)
High Sun 21:43 EST (1.9m)
forecast windsSunday: N/NW 15/25 kts
Monday: SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Kembla in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly below 0.5 metres. Sunday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. 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 Sat 23:07 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
most recent warnings
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.
Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.