Illawarra Coastal Waters Forecast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla

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Forecast issued at 10:40 pm EST on Tuesday 30 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea with a ridge to the north is directing strong northerly winds along the New South Wales coast. During Wednesday night a cold front brings a brief westerly change to the southern half of the coast. Winds will then turn back to the north to northeast on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Illawarra Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas
2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 31 August

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Illawarra Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon, tending west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain.

Thursday 1 September

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending variable about 10 knots from the late morning, becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny day. 50% chance of rain at night.

Friday 2 September

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EST Wednesday.

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