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.

  • Mid to High Tide
  • Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand
  • S - SW
  • South Easterly
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