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Bombo Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.4
Consistency of Surf: 2.1
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.4

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Bombo Beach Spot ID

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Bombo Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 11:50 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
E 5
NNW 10
Wind State glass on glass off

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Bombo Beach on the South Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include and rips.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kiama, 3 km from Bombo Beach.

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Bombo Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kiama(BomboHeadland), 1 km from Bombo Beach.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Bombo Beach

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 16 miles from Bombo Beach.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 8 hr 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr
Wave height (m) 1.856
Average period (s) 12.14 - 11.45 12.14

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Overall Bombo Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bombo Beach is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 71 km (44 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bombo Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Bombo Beach and is 168 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bombo Beach, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Bombo Beach sea temperature, Bombo Beach photographs, Bombo Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bombo Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Bombo Beach 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 Bombo Beach.