Out on the coast, Jervis Bay and in particular Point Perpendicular recorded the biggest reading of wind gusts on Monday with 83km/h at 10am.
Ulladulla recorded a gust of 57km/h at 4.30am on Monday, with 56km/h at 12.10am and 9.30am.
On Tuesday the highest morning reading was 35km/h at 6am.
The BOM's hazardous surf warning extends through to midnight Wednesday, August 21, with surf and swell conditions developing Tuesday afternoon and evening expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, boating, and swimming in the following areas.
Wednesday's warning again takes in the Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts.
NSW Police and Marine Area Command advise 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.
Windguru reports waves of 3.5m to 5.1m will hit the Ulladulla region on Thursday. Wave height should dip below 3 metres on Friday and light winds could make for some exciting surfing.