Little Bombie ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Little Bombie Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Newcastle, Australia)

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Little Bombie Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Friday, 30 January 2015, 15:51 Local time

Friday 30
8AM 11AM 2PM 5PM
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
SW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Little Bombie in Newcastle is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. There is a left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gorokan, 5 km from Little Bombie.

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Little Bombie Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Norah Head, 2 km from Little Bombie.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
23.4 °C

Current weather near Little Bombie

Overall Little Bombie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Little Bombie:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Backdoor 4 0 mi
Second closest break BoatRamp 1 mi
Third closest break JD Reef 1 mi
Fourth closest break Lakes Beach 1 mi
Fifth closest break Soldiers Beach 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Little Bombie:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4806 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4835 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4967 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5023 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 5334 mi

Tide stations nearest to Little Bombie:

Closest tide station Swansea 14 mi
Second closest tide station Gosford 17 mi
Third closest tide station Ettalong 22 mi
Fourth closest tide station Charlestown 23 mi
Fifth closest tide station Little Patonga 27 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Little Bombie:

Closest ski area Selwyn Snowfields (Australia) 254 mi
Second closest ski area Perisher (Australia) 281 mi
Third closest ski area Charlotte Pass (Australia) 285 mi
Fourth closest ski area Thredbo (Australia) 290 mi
Fifth closest ski area Falls Creek (Australia) 347 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Little Bombie:

Closest city location Newcastle (Australia) 27 mi
Second closest city location Mosman (Australia) 43 mi
Third closest city location Castle Hill (Australia) 46 mi
Fourth closest city location Randwick (Australia) 48 mi
Fifth closest city location Port Stephens (Australia) 49 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Little Bombie is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 82 km (51 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Bombie is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD), also in Australia, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Little Bombie and is 253 km (157 miles) away.
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