Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Illawarra Marine Weather Overview

Sydney Offshore Sydney Offshore Batemans Coast Sydney Inshore Illawarra
Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind


Tides for Wollongong

forecast winds

Wednesday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Thursday: S change 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts


West to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 10/20 knots ahead of a shifting southerly change 15/20 knots early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon and reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day then becoming easterly during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Issued Wed 04:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SSE

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Wollongong Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase new moon first quarter full moon last quarter
first light
05:35 EDT
06:01 EDT
19:20 EDT
last light
19:46 EDT
15:15 EDT
04:11 EDT
Oct 31
Nov 8
Nov 15
Nov 21
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Mid-week warmth on the east coast

21:10 EDT

It will be a warm Wednesday for those living along the eastern seaboard as the spring temperature see-saw takes a swing.

National cherry crop wipe out could benefit the small West Australian industry

16:49 EDT

West Australian cherry growers could benefit from the massive drop in cherries expected to be grown on the east coast of Australia.

Historic year for carbon dioxide concentration

14:56 EDT

The amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere has reached an unprecedented peak and is on track to set a new record in 2016.