Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsWednesday: SW 40 kts
Thursday: SW 40 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: S 20/30 kts
Wednesday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 40 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 40 knots offshore. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots becoming southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then decreasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning and to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 5.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S
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Gale Warning Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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