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Ocean Cape ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ocean Cape Spot ID

Type: reef and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.6 °C

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Friday, 26 April 2019, 06:13 Local time
Friday 26
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
WSW 20
Wind State off cross cross-

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Ocean Cape in Mainland is an exposed reef and point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Crowds are never a problem here. Hazards include Extreme rips and rocks.

Alaska United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Yakutat, Alaska, 7 km from Ocean Cape.

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Ocean Cape Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-YATA2, 8 km from Ocean Cape.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Ocean Cape

Buoy Data:

At Fairweather Grounds Buoy, 112 miles from Ocean Cape.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.9
Dominant period (s) 8 7 8 8

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Overall Ocean Cape Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Ocean Cape is Yakutat Airport (YAK) in USA, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ocean Cape is Burwash Airport (YDB) in Canada, 208 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ocean Cape, Alaska - Mainland. Use the tab navigation above to view Ocean Cape sea temperature, Ocean Cape photographs, Ocean Cape detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ocean Cape webcams, current wind from Alaska - Mainland live weather stations and Ocean Cape tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States 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 United States 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 Ocean Cape.