Illawarra Coastal Waters Forecast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:15 am EDT on Sunday 2 October 2022.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is moving east across the Tasman Sea while a strong high pressure system lies southeast of Tasmania and will weaken over the weekend. The combination of these systems will result in southerly winds across most NSW coastal waters this weekend. By Tuesday a high pressure ridge will predominate along the along the coast and the winds will tend southeast to northeasterly.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 3 October

Winds
South to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southerly below 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Point Perpendicular.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.

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