Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsTuesday: S 20/30 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 15/25 kts
Thursday: S 25/35 kts
Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Point Perpendicular in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Port Kembla. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots before dawn then decreasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1/2 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 25/35 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon or evening. 1st. Swell: Southeasterly below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1/2 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Gale Warning for the Batemans Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Eden Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast
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