Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongHigh Sat 21:59 EST (1.9m)
Low Sun 04:42 EST (0.2m)
High Sun 10:46 EST (1.4m)
Low Sun 16:26 EST (0.4m)
forecast windsSaturday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: NW 10/15 kts
Monday: W 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Point Perpendicular. Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots before dawn then tending westerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, N
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