Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsMonday: NE/SE 20 kts
Tuesday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: NE increasing 20/30 kts
Thursday: N 20/30 kts
Monday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Winds tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending south to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.