Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Fri 16:32 EDT (0.1m)
High Fri 22:33 EDT (1.4m)
Low Sat 04:12 EDT (0.4m)
High Sat 10:39 EDT (1.8m)
forecast windsFriday: S/SE 20 kts
Saturday: NE increasing 15/25 kts
Sunday: S 20/25 kts
Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Kembla early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Saturday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Kembla. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 20/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:27 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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