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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 (?)
2.5

SSW
1.4

S
2.5

SW
2.1

SW
1.3

WSW
2.1

SSE
2.0

SSE
2.1

S
1.5

ESE
2.3

SE
4.0

S
5.0

SSW
2.5

S
4.0

SSW
2.4

SSE
2.4

SSW
2.1

SSW
3.5

SW
Period(s) (?)12101111111110139101714121211131211
Energy(?)165743218459993899367941452402110284979384189638921365199511603115
Wind
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Wind State(?)crossglasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
3:47AM
3:23AM
3:24PM

4:13AM


4:41AM
4:39PM

5:12AM
5:26PM
3:47AM

5:47AM
6:25PM

6:31AM

Low Tide
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9:04AM

9:51PM
10:08AM
1:32PM
9:56PM
9:03PM
10:48AM

10:46PM
11:34AM

11:17PM
12:29PM

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1:38PM
9:31AM
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
3-71211103-5-53-1-1-2-2-8-8
Low °C
3-71110002-6-61-3-1-2-6-9-9
Chill °C (?)
-2-7-4-2-3100-1-14-12-1-8-6-6-9-15-13
Sunrise
-9:03--9:10--9:07--8:56--8:45--8:49-
Sunset
--5:53--5:57--5:57--6:00--5:45--6:05
Swell1 (m) & direction
2.5

SSW
1.4

S
2.5

SW
2.1

SW
1.3

WSW
2.1

SSE
2.0

SSE
2.1

S
1.5

ESE
2.3

SE
4.0

S
4.0

SSW
2.5

S
3.0

SSW
2.4

SSE
2.4

SSW
2.1

SSW
3.0

SW
Period (s)12101111111110139101714121211131211
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.9

SSE
0.5

SE
0.7

SSE
0.3

S
0.9

SSE
1.0

WSW
1.0

WSW
1.5

WSW
1.3

ESE
1.7

SSW
1.0

ESE
0.6

ESE
1.4

SE
1.0

S
1.2

S
1.0

ESE
0.6

E
0.3

NNE
Period (s)910914811791011101181514887
Wind waves (m) & direction
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1.3

WSW

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0.4

NNE
0.3

NE

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1.5

W

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0.7

S
1.9

E
1.7

ENE
5.0

SSW
1.7

ESE
4.0

SSW
0.9

WSW
2.2

WSW
2.0

WSW
3.5

SW
Period (s)-6-32-7-5861471278911


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.