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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 pointCannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Bird pointBird pointBird pointBird pointGraveyardsBird pointBird pointBird pointBird point
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.1

ESE
2.5

SW
1.7

SW
1.2

WSW
1.3

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.4

WSW
1.6

SW
1.5

SSE
1.9

E
2.5

ESE
1.8

ESE
1.8

SW
2.3

SW
2.4

SSW
1.8

S
1.4

S
1.0

ESE
Period(s) (?)101514141311101078101071289912
Energy(?)8673185115448648958341753024239914025912961488745483327260
Wind
(km/h)
10 NW10
10 E10
10 E10
10 E10
20 ESE20
20 ESE20
15 SE15
30 E30
35 NE35
30 NNE30
5 ENE5
10 SSW10
20 SW20
10 S10
20 NNE20
5 NW5
20 N20
15 SW15
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
on
oncross-
off
offglasscross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
5:04PM
7.16


2:28PM
3.40
3:02AM
3.08

2:58PM
3.42
3:40AM
3.01

3:27PM
3.36
4:17AM
2.90

3:56PM
3.26
4:54AM
2.74

4:27PM
3.10

5:35AM
2.55
Low Tide
/ height (m)

11:35PM
-0.21
8:20AM
0.36

8:50PM
-0.04
8:53AM
0.49

9:25PM
-0.09
9:25AM
0.64

9:59PM
-0.08
9:57AM
0.79

10:33PM
-0.03
10:29AM
0.94

11:09PM
0.06
11:03AM
1.08
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light rain
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light snow
light snow
light snow
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Summary
clearcloudycloudylight rainlight rainrain shwrslight rainheavy rainlight rainlight snowlight snowlight snowlight snowmod. rainlight snowsnow shwrsclearclear
Rain (mm)
---1135122----10----
High °C
375555556-1-1-106-2-2-2-1
Low °C
255545445-1-1-105-2-2-3-2
Chill °C (?)
063223121-8-6-4-51-8-2-8-4
Sunrise
--9:07--9:10--9:12--9:04--9:07--9:11
Sunset
6:44--6:58--6:54--6:35--6:31--6:29--
Swell1 (m) & direction
2.1

ESE
2.5

SW
1.7

SW
1.4

S
1.3

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.4

WSW
1.6

SW
1.5

SSE
1.9

E
2.5

ESE
1.8

ESE
1.1

ESE
2.3

SW
0.4

ESE
1.8

S
1.4

S
1.0

ESE
Period (s)1015141013111010781010912109912
Swell2 (m) & direction
1.0

SSW
1.7

SSE
1.5

S
1.2

WSW
1.0

S
0.6

SSE
0.7

SW
0.3

SSW
0.7

WSW
0.3

S
0.7

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.6

SSW

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0.1

S
0.4

SE
0.2

ESE
0.7

S
Period (s)151110149912151014121312-2310109
Wind waves (m) & direction
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-

-

-

-

-

-
0.9

SSE

-

-

-
0.9

WSW
1.8

SW

-
2.4

SSW

-
0.6

NW
1.2

WSW
Period (s)-------4---67-8-36


Alaska Mainland Surf Breaks

point
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.