Illawarra Coastal Waters Forecast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:27 pm EST on Sunday 18 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will continue to sweep across southeast Australia this evening and into Monday. In its wake a slow moving high pressure system will move across the Bight bringing a strong west to southwesterly flow across the south of the state.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Illawarra Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 25 to 30 knots turning northerly in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 19 August

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Illawarra Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 20 August

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots in the late evening then decreasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 21 August

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:10 am EST Monday.

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