For Average Temperature, Moon & Tides click here

Sussex Inlet does not have it's own weather station, being half-way between Nowra and Ulladulla the Weatherzone buttons for the weather forecast of these two locations are shown.   These "buttons" are "self loading" - they may take a few seconds to show the current information.

Current Readings

Current weather readings at Nowra and Ulladulla are reported here.
They are updated hourly.


Weather Radar

Click on Canberra or Sydney to see their current weather radar information.

Weather forecast for Nowra

This is updated every hour.

Click here for a Sussex Inlet seven day weather forecast.

Sussex Inlet Averages
Daily Maximum Temp (deg C)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24 24 23 22 20 17 16 17 19 20 21 23
Daily Minimum Temp (deg C)
16 16 15 12 9 7 6 6 8 11 13 15
Average Rainfall (mm)
96 94 111 90 88 89 56 53 61 78 76 75
 Total Yearly Rainfall 967 mm or 38 inches.

Sussex Inlet Tides
The NSW Tide Table for the Sussex Inlet Coastal Patrol Jetty.

Sussex Inlet is 8 minutes earlier than Sydney (Fort Denison), this is the time for the surf beach or the bar at the entrance to the Inlet. Times for Chris Creek (the southern entrance to the canals) is 1 hour 30 minutes later than the bar and the channel markers at the entrance to St Georges Basin is 2 hours 30 minutes later than the bar.

Local Phases of the Moon - Moonrise and moonset times

For our visitors who wish to go prawning links are provided for phases of the moon and also to the times of moonrise and moonset for the Sussex Inlet area.

Click here for Phases of the Moon

Click here for Moonrise and moonset times

When you access the link to moonrise and moonset times you will be asked to enter the location of Sussex inlet.
Use the below figures.

  Latitude 35 0     Longitude 150 0  

You will also be asked to enter a time zone.

Ignore time zone and select Australian Eastern Standard Time (EST) or Australian Eastern Summer Time (EDT), which ever is appropriate.

Just follow the instructions for the date selection and then click COMPUTE.

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