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Tides for Wollongong

Low Fri 03:26 EDT (0.3m)
High Fri 09:52 EDT (1.9m)
Low Fri 16:32 EDT (0.1m)
High Fri 22:33 EDT (1.4m)

forecast winds

Friday: S/SE 20 kts
Saturday: NE increasing 15/25 kts
Sunday: S 20/25 kts


Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of Port Kembla. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 metres. Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 metres, tending easterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending northeasterly below 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 20/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 22:17 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S

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