Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Wed 21:26 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 03:18 EST (1.1m)
Low Thu 09:03 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 15:44 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 35 kts
Thursday: S/SW 35 kts
Friday: S 25/30 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Southerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the evening. Winds turning southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 4 metres. 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. Thursday: South to southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 4 metres, tending southeasterly 3/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Friday: Southerly 25/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots in the morning then tending southeasterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, tending 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, tending 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SE
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra and Batemans Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for the Sydney Metro and Eden
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The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and dangerous surf conditions for Sydney.
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