What are the best apps for surfers?

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    #1Surfline

    Surfline

    Surfline is an app that provides swell analysis, weather forecasts, real-time surf reports, and more. It lets you access live surf and beach cameras, as well as precise surf reports and forecasts for thousands of places all over the world. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Nancy Mendez
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "I have been using the Surfline app to help me know when and where I should go surfing. The app is okay, but it seems to be wrong a lot. I guess I just shouldn't depend on an electronic device to predict perfect surfing conditions. I will continue to use the app, but I will mainly rely on my own judgement."
  2. 8

    #2NOAA Ocean Buoys

    NOAA Ocean Buoys

    NOAA Ocean Buoys is an app that will provide you with live data from more than 120 buoys that are in Hawaii, Canada, North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Alaska, with information like wave periods, pressure tendency, wind speed, air temperature, water temperature, atmospheric pressure, current wave heights, wind direction, and dew points.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    $0.99

    Rose Day
    Written on October 19, 2017
    "If you are really into the ocean or live near the ocean this would be the app for you. We downloaded it when we were going on an ocean vacation and it's pretty cool telling you water temperature, wave heights and stuff. However after I went home ( I live hours from the beach) I had no use for it. So I recommend this only if you are swimming in the ocean all the time. "
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    #3Goflow

    Goflow

    Goflow is an experience-based app made for a community of people who enjoy living an active life and being outdoors. It allows you to book one-of-a-kind adventures with local experts in surfing, skating, and more. You'll also be able to share videos, photos, and condition-reports from your favorite spots and interact with other members of the community.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Daniel Griffin
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "Goflow has some really cool options for getting out. I had the opportunity to go surfing using the app and it was a great experience. I also like the photo sharing capabilities of the app!"
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    #4Kayak Flights

    Kayak Flights

    KAYAK is a multi-platform travel website and app through which you can search hundreds of other travel sites. It is a tool that lets you book the perfect flight, hotel or rental car and save money with mobile-only rates and Private Deals.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    James Brooks
    Written on October 14, 2017
    "I have no idiea what a surfer looks for in an app, but I assume it's got something to do with hotels and beaches. That being said Kayak Flights is a decent one to help you find either of those for a good price."
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    #5Windy

    Windy

    Windy is an intuitive, fast, efficient and the most accurate weather forecast app trusted by professional pilots, surfers, boaters, fishermen, kiters, storm chasers and weather geeks. Useful whether you are tracking a tropical storm, impending severe weather, planning a trip, or you just need to know if it will rain this weekend.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Kenneth Rice
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "I like the graphics for the radar and the updated info it gives me. Sometimes there is a lag in getting the info updated and I'll have to reboot it once in a while to get the radar working right, but it still works pretty well."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for surfers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SurflineApps 12 Free
2NOAA Ocean BuoysApps 8 Paid
3GoflowApps 4 Free
4Kayak FlightsApps 3 Free
5WindyApps 1 Free
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