Buoy Finder NOAA Marine Weather Weather App Review (iOS, $0.99)

  • Category: Weather
  • Publisher: Elecont LLC
  • Updated: Nov, 07 2013
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 15.09 MB

Languages: Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Byelorussian, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, HE, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Lithuanian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Ukrainian

Seller: Elecont LLC

Customer Ratings

Current Version:
6 Ratings
All Versions:
6 Ratings


The NOAA Buoy Finder application provides users with access to live data transmitted from over 700 buoys scattered throughout North America, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. Most buoys provide information about current wave heights, wave periods, wind speed, wind direction, air temperature, water temperature, atmospheric pressure, pressure tendency, and dew points. Buoy Finder also uses satellite scanner to obtain global sea surface temperatures (SST).

In addition to marine weather information the app provides current weather conditions and 10-day weather forecast for more than 130,000 locations worldwide.

Use Buoy Finder to find all available buoys, once you find the one you want - just click it and you will be sent to the buoy details page. Or Buoys can be found based on their region, buoys can also be searched for by their station Id’s or using search terms that may describe their location, ie: New Jersey.

Over 700 buoy locations available. Buoys are available in the following regions:

East Coast U.S
West Coast U.S
Gulf Coast U.S
Great Lakes U.S
Canadian Maritimes

Key features:

* IOS 7 design. Stunning and sharp images.
* Interactive buoy map.
* World sea surface temperatures.
* Current weather directly on the map. 130,000 locations worldwide.
* Current weather details and ten-day forecast in pop-up window.

Features include:

* three different layers to get the weather: buoy network, ground stations and satellite.
* unlimited number of watching locations.


* Requires any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 4.3 and higher
* Retina display support
* Available in 37 languages

Customer Reviews

  • Beautiful app

    by Lisamm8

    Love how it groups a lot of useful info into each location pop-up.

  • Go to NOAA nDbc instead

    by Ontheboatagain

    Not enough detail for me and not accurate

  • Do NOT buy!!!

    by The Swammie

    Not as advertised. Waste of time and money. I'm a captain in need of buoy reports and forecasts.


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