Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsFriday: S/SW 30 kts
Saturday: SE/SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: South to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon. Tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Port Kembla. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Kembla during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, N
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Strong Wind Warning for the Sydney and Illawarra Coast. Cancellation for the Batemans Coast and Eden Coast
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