Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongHigh Sun 01:29 EDT (1.5m)
Low Sun 07:41 EDT (0.4m)
High Sun 13:45 EDT (1.4m)
Low Sun 20:00 EDT (0.4m)
forecast windsSaturday: N 30 kts
Sunday: N 30 kts
Monday: S/SE 20/25 kts
Tuesday: S 20/30 kts
Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning northerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Port Kembla in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular early in the morning. Winds shifting south to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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Strong Wind Warning for Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast
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Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.