Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsThursday: N 20 kts
Friday: NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting northerly during the late morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending northerly during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
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"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...