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Cow Bombie Surf Guide

Cow Bombie in Margaret River is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is no reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of - Rocks.

Cow Bombie Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cow Bombie:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cow Bombie occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cow Bombie (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cow Bombie with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in February while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cow Bombie Location Map

Interactive Cow Bombie surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Cow Bombie is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 212 km (132 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cow Bombie is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 232 km (144 miles) away.

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Cow Bombie Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 2 July 2022, 07:59 Local Time
Saturday 02
Wave (m)
Period (s) 19 18 18 17
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at Cow Bombie

Surf stats for Cow Bombie, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cow Bombie

Wind stats for Cow Bombie, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Cow Bombie. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Cow Bombie: