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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bombala, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bombala...

Bombala is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1205 people. The water temperature around Bombala varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.7°C (58.4°F) in August up to 22.6°C (72.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Bombala is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Bombala?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Bombala is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Bombala. The closest decent spot is Pambula rivermouth, which is about 37.6km (23.6miles) away from Bombala. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pambula rivermouth and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bombala are Merimbula bar, which is 38km (23.6miles) away, and Tathra, located roughly 43.3km (26.9miles) from Bombala.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Bombala?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Bombala. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is 1118.7km (694.9miles) away from Bombala. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1195.1km (742.3miles) away from Bombala.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Bombala?

The sea temperature around Bombala is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bombala. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Bombala?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during January, February, and March when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bombala: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bombala...

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