Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Wed 16:03 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 22:05 EDT (1.4m)
Low Thu 04:00 EDT (0.4m)
High Thu 10:20 EDT (1.6m)
forecast windsWednesday: NE 25 kts
Thursday: N/NE 30 kts
Friday: N 15/25 kts
Wednesday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon, reaching 25 knots south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
most recent warnings
A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.