Illawarra Marine Weather Overview
Tides for WollongongHigh Mon 22:33 EST (1.8m)
Low Tue 05:05 EST (0.2m)
High Tue 11:16 EST (1.5m)
Low Tue 17:12 EST (0.4m)
forecast windsMonday: S/SW 30 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 25 kts
Wednesday: W increasing 25/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 30/35 kts
Monday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Kembla early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 30/35 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 16:13 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S
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Gale Warning for the Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast and Batemans Coast
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