Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsTuesday: N 30 kts
Wednesday: SW 45 kts
Thursday: SW 30/40 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Port Kembla in the evening. Winds tending northwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 45 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres by early evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then tending south to southwesterly 2/4 metres later in the evening. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots decreasing to 25/30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 3/5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning then tending westerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SSW
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Gale Warning for the Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.
Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.
Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.