Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsWednesday: N 25 kts
Thursday: S 30/40 kts
Friday: S 25/35 kts
Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Kembla in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 30/40 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. 2nd. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 25/35 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending easterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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