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Fossil Beach Kodiak ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Fossil Beach Kodiak Surf Guide

Fossil Beach Kodiak in Kodiak Island is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Waves at the reef break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Fossil Beach Kodiak Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
5.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fossil Beach Kodiak:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fossil Beach Kodiak occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fossil Beach Kodiak (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fossil Beach Kodiak with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in December while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 71% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
71%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fossil Beach Kodiak Location Map

Interactive Fossil Beach Kodiak surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Fossil Beach Kodiak is Kodiak Airport (ADQ) in USA, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fossil Beach Kodiak is Homer Airport (HOM), also in USA, 252 km (157 miles) away.

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Fossil Beach Kodiak Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 04:37 Local Time
Saturday 08
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.0
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 25
ENE 10
E
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Fossil Beach Kodiak

Surf stats for Fossil Beach Kodiak, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fossil Beach Kodiak

Wind stats for Fossil Beach Kodiak, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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