Surfing in Coogee Bombie, Coogee, New South Wales Australia

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Coogee is a beach-side suburb of Sydney, at about 8 km/4 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District).

Coogee Bombie or Thompsons Bay is a surfing spot at about 5 km/2.5 mi in the south of the famous Bondi beach. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 5 ft-6 ft /1.5 m-2 m to 16 ft / 5 m. The best tide movement is falling tide and the best tide position is mid and high tide. The site is appropriate for  more experienced surfers.

Offshore winds blow from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the east, northeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 9%, in autumn the wind blows at 17%, in winter at 18% and in spring at 11%. Scroll along the Coogee beach to Bondi and enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the Wedding Cake Island.

Note: it is the ideal place for surfers who hate beach crowds. Watch out for rocks and rips.