Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongLow Sun 03:31 EST (0.1m)
High Sun 09:34 EST (1.5m)
Low Sun 15:20 EST (0.3m)
High Sun 21:43 EST (1.9m)
forecast windsSaturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: N/NW 25 kts
Monday: SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning north to northwesterly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Point Perpendicular in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast
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