Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongHigh Thu 20:26 EST (1.9m)
Low Fri 03:09 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 09:06 EST (1.4m)
Low Fri 14:42 EST (0.4m)
forecast windsThursday: SW 35 kts
Friday: S/SW 30 kts
Saturday: N 10/15 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres later in the evening. Friday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon then becoming west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Coast. Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:07 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S
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