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The Bombie ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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The Bombie Spot ID

Henry, The Bombie photo

The Bombie

Photo credit: Jack Simmons

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.1 °C

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Thursday, 20 June 2019, 06:59 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 9 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
SSW 10
Wind State cross-
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The Bombie in Sydney South is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A left hand reef break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Corrimal, 3 km from The Bombie.

IS AT (local time)

The Bombie Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BellambiAws, 1 km from The Bombie.

light winds from the WSW

no report
Air temperature
8.9 °C

Current weather near The Bombie

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 9 miles from The Bombie.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 9 hr 8 hr 7 hr 6 hr
Wave height (m) 1.756
Average period (s) 9.32 - 10.27 10.27

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Overall The Bombie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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The Bombie Location Maps

The Bombie Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Bombie:


  • The closest passenger airport to The Bombie is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Bombie is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to The Bombie and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
The Bombie break location map and break info

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