Sandy Beach - Sitka, Alaska Spot Guide

Sandy Beach - Sitka, Alaska Guide

About Sandy Beach - Sitka, Alaska

Sitka is situated on Baranof Island forming part of the barrier for Alaska’s Inside Passage where the Alaska Marine Highway ferries provide a year-round service for passengers and vehicles. Although Yakutat and Kodiak feature better known surfing locations, Sitka boasts one of the most accessible places to paddle out when the surf is up. To surf Sandy Beach, you need a really big SW swell and the beachbreak only works at high tide, usually in winter. It doesn’t get that good but it’s the only spot accessible by road, a short drive from Sitka town centre.

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  • Stormrider Guide for Sandy Beach - Sitka, Alaska
  • Mid to High Tide Mid to High Tide
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand Sand
  • S - SW S - SW
  • South Easterly South Easterly
  • 5 1 Swell Range 1 - 5ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview