Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Wollongong
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 20 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: NW/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Kembla. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Kembla during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for the Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Batemans and Eden Coasts. Cancelled for Sydney and Illawarra Coasts
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