Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsFriday: N 30 kts
Saturday: SW 25/30 kts
Sunday: SW 25/30 kts
Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/25 knots early morning then becoming southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Kembla around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for the Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts
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Strong winds have brought down trees across South Australia and power supplies have been lost on part of Eyre Peninsula.
Strong winds have battered Victoria overnight, with Melbourne airport hit by gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour.
Victorians are being urged to batten down the hatches ahead of severe winds expected overnight.