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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
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.2

SSE
0.4

SSW
0.6

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.9

SSW
0.9

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.9

S
1.1

S
1.1

S
0.9

SSE
0.4

SSW
1.2

SSE
1.2

SE
0.5

SSW
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.7

SSW
Period(s) (?)1177888198887177717201919
Energy(?)1218417911611514211115714291111123131172210188371
Wind
(km/h)
5 S5
15 SW15
15 S15
5 NNE5
5 WSW5
15 SSW15
15 W15
5 WNW5
5 WSW5
10 NNE10
15 NNW15
10 W10
10 NNE10
10 NNE10
5 W5
10 WSW10
15 W15
5 WSW5
Wind State(?)cross-
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on
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on
cross-
on
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cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:57AM
5.21

12:18AM
5.92

1:18PM
4.98
1:19AM
5.78

2:40PM
5.02
2:19AM
5.77

3:45PM
5.23
3:13AM
5.88

4:35PM
5.50
4:00AM
6.05

5:15PM
5.76
1:34AM
3.18
Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:12PM
1.22

7:22AM
0.98

7:19PM
1.63
8:35AM
0.86

8:28PM
1.83
9:36AM
0.65

9:29PM
1.83
10:24AM
0.40

10:20PM
1.71
11:05AM
0.17


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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
5:13--5:16--5:41--5:20--5:22--5:48--
Sunset
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Swell1 (m) & direction
0.2

SSW
0.2

SSE
0.6

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.9

SSW
0.9

SSW
0.9

WSW
0.9

S
1.1

S
1.1

S
0.9

SSE
0.8

SW
1.2

SSE
1.2

SE
0.6

SW
0.6

SW
0.6

SW
0.7

SSW
Period (s)41178888888787777719
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.2

SSE
0.1

S
0.2

SSE
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.2

S
0.4

SSW
0.2

S
0.2

S
0.2

S
0.2

S
0.4

SSW
0.2

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0.3

S
0.5

SSW
0.5

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0.5

S
0.5

SW
Period (s)11121121172019191817171719181720196
Wind waves (m) & direction
0.3

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SW

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0.9

SSW

-
0.8

W

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0.2

ENE

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-
0.3

WNW
1.0

E
0.7

ENE

-

-

-

-
Period (s)473-8-5-2--344----


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.