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Back Bommie ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.2

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Back Bommie Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.4 °C

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 10:03 Local time
Wednesday 24
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
NNE 10
NE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Back Bommie in Port Macquarie is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Back Bommie Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nelson Bay (head), 33 km from Back Bommie.


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Air temperature
21.5 °C

Current weather near Back Bommie

Buoy Data:

At Crowdy Head Waverider Buoy, 54 miles from Back Bommie.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.331
Average period (s) 8.9 8.52 9.32 9.32

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Overall Back Bommie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The closest passenger airport to Back Bommie is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Back Bommie is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 195 km (121 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD), also in Australia, 198 km (123 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Back Bommie, NSW - Port Macquarie. Use the tab navigation above to view Back Bommie sea temperature, Back Bommie photographs, Back Bommie detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Back Bommie webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Back Bommie tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Back Bommie.