Lake Illawarra

Lake Illawarra is situated in the Southern Rivers district of New South Wales. It is a wave dominated barrier estuary with an open, trained entrance.

Estuary characteristics

Entrance
location
Latitude (ºS) -34.54
Longitude (ºE) 150.88
Catchment area (km2) 238.4
Estuary area (km2) 35.8
Estuary volume (ML) 74275.1
Average depth (m) 2.1
Lake Illawarra