Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsSunday: S 15/25 kts
Monday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: W/SW 15/25 kts
West to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to northwesterly during the morning then turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 04:10 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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