Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsThursday: N/NE 30 kts
Friday: S change 20/30 kts
Saturday: S 15/20 kts
Thursday: North to northeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots at first, then an early southerly change 20/30 knots, easing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 10:58 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, NE
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Gale Warning for Batemans & Eden Coasts. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.