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Tides for Wollongong

Low Tue 06:50 EST (0.5m)
High Tue 13:29 EST (1.4m)
Low Tue 20:09 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 02:00 EST (1.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SW 45 kts
Wednesday: S 30/40 kts
Thursday: SW 25/30 kts


West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning, then increasing to 30/40 knots during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 45 knots offshore during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, tending southerly 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms from early this afternoon. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 30/40 knots tending southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 4 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres.

Issued Tue 04:10 EST

Seas: Up to 5.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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