Weather warnings for the Illawarra today

June 18, 2024 9:36 am in by

The Illawarra has a number of weather warnings for Tuesday, 18 June 2024, and residents are being advised to take precautions.

The Bureau of Meteorology has a Strong Wind Warning, and a Hazardous Surf Warning current for the Illawarra and the coast.

NSW Police Force, Marine Area Command advise that –

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People should consider staying out of the water and avoid walking near surf-exposed areas.
Rock fishers should avoid coastal rock platforms exposed to the ocean and seek a safe location that is sheltered from the surf.
Boaters planning to cross shallow water and ocean bars should consider changing or delaying their voyage.
Boaters already on the water should carry the appropriate safety equipment and wear a lifejacket.
Boaters should remember to log on with their local Marine Rescue radio base, via VHF Radio or the Marine Rescue APP, and consider their safety management plan.