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

Overall: 3.8

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Little Bombie Spot ID

runover, Little Bombie photo

Little Bombie

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.2 °C

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Saturday, 2 July 2016, 08:26 Local time
Saturday 02
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 8 - 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
W 15
WSW 10
Wind State 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.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gorokan, 5 km from Little Bombie.

IS AT (local time)

Little Bombie Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Norah Head, 2 km from Little Bombie.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
8.3 °C

Current weather near Little Bombie

Overall Little Bombie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Little Bombie Location Maps

Little Bombie Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Little Bombie:

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Wave buoys nearest to Little Bombie:

Tide stations nearest to Little Bombie:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Long Jetty
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Berkeley Vale
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Little Bombie:

  • Closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields
    254 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    281 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Charlotte Pass
    285 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    290 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Falls Creek
    347 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Little Bombie:

  • Closest city location
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    43 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Castle Hill
    46 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    48 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Port Stephens
    49 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Little Bombie is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Bombie is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Little Bombie and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
Little Bombie break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Little Bombie, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view Little Bombie sea temperature, Little Bombie photographs, Little Bombie detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Little Bombie webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and Little Bombie 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 Little Bombie.