Illawarra Newsroom

Wind warning for the Illawarra


A high pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea, while a low pressure trough is deepening off the northern New South Wales coast. This trough is forecast to deepen to a low pressure system from late Saturday or early Sunday before heading south. Depending on its position, strong winds and large surf to some coastal areas are possible from the later part of the weekend into early next week.

Wollongong area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain and the chance of a thunderstorm, possibly heavy. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales

Issued Saturday 25 July 2020
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 26 July 2020.

Wind Warnings for Sunday 26 July

Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Sydney Closed Waters, Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast and Batemans Coast