Buoys w/ NOAA Data by The Gonzo Consortium (iPhone)
Released: Apr 12, 2010
Version: 2.0.1
Size: 4 MB
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Buoys w/ NOAA Data

The Gonzo Consortium
Buoys provides easy access to recent NOAA, NDBC, and CDIP data: waves, wind, and atmospheric conditions, directional swell data, and more! Buoys is the ultimate app for surfers, boaters and ocean enthusiasts.

Browse by body of water or region, add them easily to a 'Favorites' screen, or use the ultra-convenient ‘Nearby’ function to check the buoys closest to you. Use historical charts to observe trends - is the swell building or fading? Monitor the buoys on your phone and you'll be ready for fun at a moment's notice!

New in Buoys 2 is an *optional* monthly subscription to Buoy Change Alerts. With Buoy Change Alerts you'll always know when a new swell is coming up, even if the app isn't running.


• Buoy Alerts: optional push notification alerts for changing conditions (monthly subscription required).
• View recent buoy data from the NOAA moored buoy program.
• Use the iPhone's GPS and location services to find buoys close to you.
• Over 500 stations from NOAA's domestic & international partners
• Directional swell data – see where the waves are coming from
• View station data and locations on integrated Maps
• Historical data charts for trending of swells
• Favorites — quick access to current station data
• Share current buoy conditions via email, iMessage or Twitter

Special thanks to Tania @ Foraker Labs for our swell (ha!) new icon.

What's new in version 2.0.1
Welcome to Buoys 2.0.1, a minor bug fix update release with the following changes:

- Some user interface tweaks and fixes.
- Added an icon for iPad users.
- Update for an issue where fast scrolling could result in the status icon flashing between colors.
- Harmonize wind charts to be in knots to match the detail screen (from MPS).
- Fixed a crash when viewing certain stations.

Thanks for using Buoys and keep that feedback coming!
Our verdict: Meh!
  • Buoys w/ NOAA Data is a poorly rated app (2-star).
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