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Alaska Mainland Surf

Detailed Alaska Mainland surf forecast maps and the latest eyeball surf report from local surfers in the region. Near-shore swell is shown on the map together with the surf forecast rating for spots in Alaska Mainland. Find the best places to surf in offshore conditions by selecting the wind option on the forecast map. Windsurfers and kite surfers can also use this option to find more favorable cross-shore conditions in Alaska Mainland. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in Alaska Mainland over the next 7 days. Surf photos from Alaska Mainland and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

Alaska Mainland Surf Forecast

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Alaska Mainland Surf Forecast map for predicting the best wave and wind conditions across the region. For surfers, the map shows the most powerful swell tracking across near-shore open water and not the peak waves experienced by boats out at sea. Move your mouse over the ocean swell symbols or the surf breaks on the coastline to see a more detailed surf forecast including wave period and wind conditions. The forecast updates every 6 hours and most live weather reports update every hour. You can animate the Alaska Mainland Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the Alaska Mainland coastline are also listed below.

Alaska Mainland Photos

Alaska Mainland Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Alaska Mainland
Bird pointBird pointBird pointCannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Bird pointBird pointGraveyardsCannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Bird pointCannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4

SSW
1.1

S
1.4

SSW
1.6

WSW
1.6

SW
1.6

SW
1.6

SW
3.0

S
2.5

SSW
1.8

WSW
2.2

SW
1.8

SW
1.4

SW
1.1

SW
1.3

S
1.4

SW
1.4

SW
1.3

SW
Period(s) (?)678799109101110109812121111
Energy(?)13511722627937143343212561245705936587321156456551479361
Wind
(km/h)
15 SE15
20 S20
25 SSW25
5 SSW5
10 WNW10
10 W10
10 E10
20 NNE20
30 SSW30
20 W20
5 ENE5
5 W5
10 ENE10
5 ENE5
5 SE5
5 NE5
10 N10
0 NW0
Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
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on
glasscrosscross-
on
cross-
off
offoncross-
off
glasscross-
on
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off
glasscrossoffcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

4:06AM
6.00
4:53PM
6.23

4:44AM
6.39
5:20PM
6.56

5:19AM
6.70
5:47PM
6.83
2:49AM
3.08

3:10PM
3.11
3:24AM
3.06

3:38PM
3.17
4:01AM
2.97

4:08PM
3.18
Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:28PM
1.58
10:50AM
0.62

11:02PM
1.14
11:20AM
0.38

11:35PM
0.73
11:50AM
0.21

8:44PM
0.31
9:00AM
0.10

9:18PM
0.16
9:29AM
0.16

9:52PM
0.03
9:59AM
0.27

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heavy rain
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rain showers
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
181-1612-171111-------
High °C
911121313141371013111312108111014
Low °C
89111213131269111112101068912
Chill °C (?)
7891212131236111113129710914
Sunrise
-7:50--8:06--7:54--8:11--8:12--8:15-
Sunset
--8:02--8:14--7:57--8:07--7:51--8:01
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.4

S
1.1

S
1.4

SSW
1.2

SW
1.6

SW
1.6

SW
1.6

SW

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-
1.6

WSW
2.2

SW
1.8

SW
1.4

SW
1.1

SW
1.3

S
1.4

SW
1.4

SW
1.3

SW
Period (s)47879910--1010109812121111
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.2

SSW
0.2

S
0.2

S
0.4

WSW
0.2

SSW
0.2

SSW
0.2

SSW
0.1

S

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0.1

S
0.2

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.2

SSW
0.2

SSW
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.2

S
0.2

SSW
Period (s)61717816151519-181813121218181720
Wind waves (m) & direction
1.4

SSW

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-
1.6

WSW

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-
3.0

S
2.5

SSW
1.8

WSW

-

-

-

-
0.7

W

-
0.5

N
0.4

NNE
Period (s)6--7---91011----4-33


Alaska Mainland Surf Breaks

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beach
beach and point
reef and point

Mainland Alaska has a few decent breaks on offer, with Yakutat offering the best of them and with the largest surf population in Alaska. With a mixture of reef, point, and beach breaks you can be assured you won't be fighting for a wave up here. Accommodation and facilitates are quite limited, so it's advisable to suss out the local areas online if your planing on making a trip as it can also get expensive. A winter wetsuit is needed all year round.