Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Thu 01:17 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 07:09 EST (1.3m)
Low Thu 12:47 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 19:20 EST (1.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: NW 25 kts
Friday: NW/SW 15/25 kts
Saturday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Wednesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly before dawn. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Kembla in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Point Perpendicular by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots tending west to northwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Point Perpendicular. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:06 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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