Money waisted I've been using this app ow for a good few months and at first I was impressed. No I realised how inaccurate the swell and wind reports are. The developer was easy to reach but communication stopped after issues.......
Pretty Slick - One of the Best Out There Once You Figure it Out The more I learn about this app the more impressed I am. Some thoughts: 1. The developer is easy to reach and really does reply (even in depth) to your questions and suggestions. 2. The UI is pretty slick and the data is presented in an intuitive and useful way. My favorite is the trending data that shows period and height movement. Rotate your screen and it converts to a graph! I'm giving it 5 Stars based upon it's potential, developer support, and in relation to what is available out their for surfers wanting easy to access buoy swell/wind data. Most buoy apps are a bit lacking, this one has the potential to dominate the pack in a big way. Things I'd like to see: 1. Being able to override spot names. This is helpful because you don't actually choose buoys, you keep selecting spots on land until it synches with the buoy you want. But then you're stuck with a land based name that may or may or may not make any sense. Me, I want to rename them by the actual buoy. 2. Widgetized. I'd love to be able to display the info of my favorite spot right on my phone's home screen, in real time, without having to open the app and drill down to the spot.
Won't work on my LG-LS970 I tap on location as instructed and nothing happens...I paid for nothing, please fix asap.
Oh Buoy! What a great app! :-) Works well for South Wales and South West :) Really like the map interface introduced in version 2.3. More accurate/reliable than Magic Seaweed for swell data in my experience....
FAST! I like it. Easy to set up your buoys, once you know how. Very easy to read, even in the sunlight, don't need to zoom in. Very quick to update the buoys with the latest information. Gives you the information to know what the swell is doing. No unnecessary extras to waste time. Tides and weather at a glance. I don't trust the surf reports online, they're often wrong, but the buoys are real. I wondered why the "Time" (of observation) is in GMT and why it doesn't correspond with local time, but found out (by going to NOAA's site) it's because that's how (and when) NOAA releases the information. Excellent.
Needs more sharks. Needs fewer boys This app didn't tell me where *any* sharks were and one bit me and I lost my balls. This doesn't surprise me as I saw a picture of the developer and he was laughing and punching an effigy of my nutsack. He's a sheep headed monster. It still gets five stars as I think I had testicular cancer.
+ Permit running against Kindle Fire OS
- Bug fixes when adding spot preferences
- Updates to correct data provider issues for tide, virtual buoy and weather data