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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 (?)
1.3

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.6

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.6

SW
0.8

WSW
1.7

SSE
2.4

SSE
1.4

SW
1.5

SSW
1.5

SSW
1.9

SW
2.5

S
1.6

SSW
2.0

SSE
2.2

S
1.6

SSE
1.8

SSW
Period(s) (?)14121111109910121213910912121212
Energy(?)5616575845134651034531108549647760626115047111971346749828
Wind
(km/h)
10 NNE10
10 ESE10
25 ESE25
15 SSE15
30 E30
25 NE25
30 ENE30
25 ENE25
15 E15
10 E10
20 W20
10 E10
20 NNE20
15 NE15
5 SE5
5 ESE5
5 NNE5
5 SE5
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
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

8:35AM
6.05
5:00PM
2.90

6:21AM
2.35
Low Tide
/ height (m)

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


11:50PM
0.18
11:43AM
1.21
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moderate rain
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rain showers
moderate rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
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light snow
light snow
cloudy
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partially cloudy
light rain
Summary
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Rain (mm)
3736101-2-152---6-2
High °C
6555557656771067-25
Low °C
5445346555661066-35
Chill °C (?)
422110321446-4-456-25
Sunrise
--9:10--9:12--9:15--9:18--9:21--9:22
Sunset
6:58--6:54--6:52--6:50--6:29--6:44--
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.4

S
1.5

WSW
1.6

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.6

SW
1.2

SSE
1.7

SSE
2.4

SSE
1.7

SSE
1.5

SSW
1.5

SSW
1.9

SW
2.5

S
1.6

SSW
2.0

SSE
2.2

S
1.6

SSE
2.1

WSW
Period (s)101211111069109121391091212129
Swell2 (m) & direction
1.3

WSW
0.8

SSE
0.5

SSE
0.7

SW
0.3

SSW
0.8

WSW
0.4

WSW
0.4

SW
1.4

SW
1.5

SSE
1.0

SSE
1.1

SW
0.4

ESE
0.2

SSE
1.5

WSW
1.3

WSW
0.8

SSW
1.8

SSW
Period (s)1499131599141298128211010812
Wind waves (m) & direction
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1.0

SSE

-

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-

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-
1.1

SW

-
0.4

ESE

-
1.9

WSW
2.2

SW
1.1

SW

-
Period (s)----4-----7-8-10108-


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.