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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 Surf Guide

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.

The Bombie Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Bombie:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Bombie occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing The Bombie with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in May while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Bombie Location Map

Interactive The 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 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.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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The Bombie Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 00:27 Local Time
Tuesday 09
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
WSW 10
SSW 15
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
on

Swell History at The Bombie

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

Wind History at The Bombie

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

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