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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
Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Cannon beach 1Bird pointBird pointGraveyardsCannon beach 1Bird pointBird pointBird point
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.6

SW
0.9

WSW
0.9

SSE
1.8

SSE
1.8

SSE
1.3

SW
1.5

SW
1.4

SW
1.3

SSW
1.1

SW
1.1

SW
2.1

WSW
1.8

S
4.0

S
4.5

SSE
3.5

SSE
Period(s) (?)11101097101011131211961012101010
Energy(?)59550445913881590707445721505404189103880894282340992864
Wind
(km/h)
10 SE10
15 SSE15
25 E25
25 NE25
15 ESE15
15 NE15
5 ESE5
5 W5
5 E5
15 ENE15
20 ENE20
10 SW10
10 SW10
20 WNW20
15 ENE15
25 NE25
20 NNE20
15 NNE15
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offononcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoff
High Tide
/ height (m)

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
5:00PM
2.90

6:21AM
2.35
5:38PM
2.67

Low Tide
/ height (m)
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

11:50PM
0.18
11:43AM
1.21

12:37AM
0.31
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light rain
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moderate rain
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
47112-1---19--6-4-27
High °C
555565577540055223
Low °C
55446556554-2-252122
Chill °C (?)
32112127620-3-403-3-3-2
Sunrise
9:10--9:12--9:15--9:18--9:11--9:12--
Sunset
-6:54--6:52--6:50--6:46--6:44--6:23-
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.6

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.6

SW
0.9

WSW
0.9

SSE
1.8

SSE
1.8

SSE
1.4

SSE
1.5

SW
1.4

SW
1.3

SSW
0.4

ESE
0.3

SSE
1.8

WSW
2.1

WSW
0.4

SSE
0.4

SSE
3.5

SSE
Period (s)11101097101010131211520109181810
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.5

SSE
0.7

SW
0.3

SSW
0.7

SSE
0.7

SW
0.4

WSW
0.8

SW
1.3

SW
0.8

SSE
0.7

WSW
0.5

W
0.2

ESE
0.1

SE
1.1

S
1.8

S

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-
0.4

SSE
Period (s)9131559812118779121212--17
Wind waves (m) & direction
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-
0.9

SE

-

-

-

-

-
0.9

W

-

-
1.1

SW
1.1

SW
2.1

WSW

-
4.0

S
4.5

SSE

-
Period (s)--4-----5--9610-1010-


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.