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Back Bommie ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.2

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Back Bommie Surf Guide

Back Bommie in Port Macquarie is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

Back Bommie Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent19.2°C

Surfing Back Bommie:

The best conditions reported for surf at Back Bommie occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Back Bommie sea temperature, Back Bommie photographs, Back Bommie detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Back Bommie webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Back Bommie 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 Back Bommie

Back Bommie Surf:

Saturday, 11 July 2020, 18:00 Local time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 0
N 10
WNW 10
WNW 15
Wind State glass off off cross-

Tide Times:

At Back Bommie (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Back Bommie Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Williamtown Airport, 64 km from Back Bommie.

light winds from the WSW

Moderate rain
Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Back Bommie

Overall Back Bommie Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Back Bommie: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Back Bommie: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Back Bommie Location Maps

Back Bommie Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to NSW - Port Macquarie surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Back Bommie

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Back Bommie:

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Wave buoys nearest to Back Bommie:

Tide stations nearest to Back Bommie:

  • Closest tide station
    Broughton Island
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Port Stephens
    20 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Harrington Inlet
    47 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Back Bommie is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Back Bommie is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 195 km (121 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD), also in Australia, 198 km (123 miles) away.
Back Bommie break location map and break info