Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Fri 13:37 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 20:07 EST (1.9m)
Low Sat 02:46 EST (0.1m)
High Sat 08:45 EST (1.4m)
forecast windsFriday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: N/NW 15/25 kts
Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning westerly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning north to northwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast
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Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.