Little Bombie Spot ID
Photo credit: bird
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C
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.
Overall Little Bombie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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- 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.
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