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Lyall Bay-Bombora ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Lyall Bay-Bombora Spot ID

From the Wall, Lyall Bay-Bombora photo

Lyall Bay-Bombora

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.7 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 05:55 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 10 5 7 8
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 15
SW 30
SW 40
Wind State cross-

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Lyall Bay-Bombora in Wellington is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the north with some shelter here from north winds. Surfable in an onshore breeze Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A reef breaks right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wellington, New Zealand, 6 km from Lyall Bay-Bombora.

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Lyall Bay-Bombora Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wellington Aero, 1 km from Lyall Bay-Bombora.

strong winds from the S

No weather report
Air temperature
6.1 °C

Current weather near Lyall Bay-Bombora

Buoy Data:

At Tory East Head Buoy, 26 miles from Lyall Bay-Bombora.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.415
Average period (s) 6.6 6.6 5.9 4.8

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Overall Lyall Bay-Bombora Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Lyall Bay-Bombora Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Lyall Bay-Bombora is Wellington International Airport (WLG) in New Zealand, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lyall Bay-Bombora is Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ), also in New Zealand, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in New Zealand, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Masterton Airport (MRO) in New Zealand is 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Nelson Airport (NSN), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Lyall Bay-Bombora and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lyall Bay-Bombora, Wellington. Use the tab navigation above to view Lyall Bay-Bombora sea temperature, Lyall Bay-Bombora photographs, Lyall Bay-Bombora detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lyall Bay-Bombora webcams, current wind from Wellington live weather stations and Lyall Bay-Bombora tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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 Lyall Bay-Bombora.