Author Topic: Swellinfo  (Read 2210 times)

Bean

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 4085
    • View Profile
Swellinfo
« on: June 19, 2019, 10:52:50 AM »
Anyone know what's going on with Swellinfo (right now, it's not so swell :o)?

Badger

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2223
  • Seacoast NH
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2019, 12:16:32 PM »
I've been reading the SwellInfo forum posts and nobody seems to know. Lots of theories but no answers.

You would think they would have a pop up explaining what's going on.

SwellInfo is/was my main forecast site. It's not perfect but I really like the way the colored graph shows the swells for the week.

Hopefully if/when it comes back, it will be even better than before.

« Last Edit: June 19, 2019, 12:35:07 PM by Badger »
Jimmy Lewis Super Frank 7'6 X 31" 115L
Sunova Flow 8'10 X 31" 119L(Low volume version)
Tom Carroll Outer Reef 10'6 X 32" 165L 
Me - 6'0" - 175lbs - 62yo

NorthJerzSurfer

  • Peahi Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 647
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2019, 06:10:53 PM »
thought this was just me....yeah all greyed out and forecast are not even close to upcoming conditions.  Bummer- also my 'first click' when looking at the forecasts

JimK

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2154
  • Big Guys can have fun too!
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2019, 06:16:53 AM »
Yeah me  too

JimK
Extreme Windsurfing

eastbound

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2951
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2019, 06:54:32 AM »
3 feet, zero wind.....forever-----------clearly, something's wrong

imho swellinfo is only useful for a quick check--the detail and cams on surfline are way better--and magic seaweed is better too, except for the consistent overstatement of wind speed

of course i have surfline pro on a "borrowed" password, so not sure if it's worth the cost

and dont forget ventusky--poke around with that if youve not tried already

so im not crying about whatever's going on at swellinfo
Portal Barra 8'4"
Sunova Creek 8'7"
Starboard Pro Blue Carbon  8'10"
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT

Badger

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2223
  • Seacoast NH
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2019, 10:20:40 AM »
I never use surf forecasts for wind. There are better sites for that such as the local weather and Ventusky.

I like Swellinfo solely for the swell information which is so easy to see with the graph they use.
Jimmy Lewis Super Frank 7'6 X 31" 115L
Sunova Flow 8'10 X 31" 119L(Low volume version)
Tom Carroll Outer Reef 10'6 X 32" 165L 
Me - 6'0" - 175lbs - 62yo

eastbound

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2951
    • View Profile
Re: SwellInfo
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2019, 11:39:41 AM »
swellinfo is back--seems not a dupe of surfline, in case surfline bot SwellInfo as rumored

given SL bot Magic Seaweed a couple years ago, SI has control of all my surf forecasting--whatever.....

and all of the forecasters get their wind forecast data from the same place--the US Gubmint--Deep State--NOAA/NWS.

except trump just appointed the owner of the pathetic Accuweather brand to run NOAA---beyond conflict of interest??--kleptocratic!!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/10/12/trump-taps-barry-myers-accuweather-ceo-to-head-noaa-choice-seen-as-controversial/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-06-14/trump-s-pick-to-lead-weather-agency-spent-30-years-fighting-it
Portal Barra 8'4"
Sunova Creek 8'7"
Starboard Pro Blue Carbon  8'10"
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT

surfinJ

  • Teahupoo Status
  • ******
  • Posts: 1729
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2019, 12:42:19 PM »
This system sure beats calling the payphone on the Long Beach boardwalk and trying to extract from the person who picks up if there are any waves ~ me 1976.

https://www.windguru.cz/309513         wave and wind +
https://www.yadusurf.com/                  wave and wind +
http://maree.info/140                          tides
https://www.surf-report.com/bouees/gascogne-62001-houle-temps-reel.html  bouy
https://webcam-hd.fr/webcam?id=21&camera=hossegor--la-centrale    last minute

TallDude

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 5108
  • Capistrano Beach
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2019, 09:01:45 PM »
Ventusky...   I like for a lot of reasons.

https://www.ventusky.com/?p=33.36;-117.99;8&l=wave&t=20191206/0600



It's not overhead to me!
8'8" L-41 ST and a whole pile of boards I don't use.

eastbound

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2951
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2019, 03:40:11 AM »
agreed, TD--ventusky is best graphic representation of NOAA/NWS data--even for waves--so nice how you can zoom out, spin the globe and check conditions in.......... sumatra!
Portal Barra 8'4"
Sunova Creek 8'7"
Starboard Pro Blue Carbon  8'10"
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT

Night Wing

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2500
  • Piney Woods of Southeast Texas
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2019, 05:46:33 AM »
I use a combination of two site and they are Ventusky and Windfinder for the conditions found on the upper Texas coast.

BTW, I tried to post two pictures but they are "png" formats so there was an error and wiped out my previous post where I could not post it. Bummer!
Blue Planet Duke: 10'5" x 32" x 4.5" @ 190 Liters (2 Dukes)
Sup Sports Hammer: 8'11" x 31" x 4" @ 140 Liters
SUP Sports One World: 11'1" x 30" x 4.5" @ 173 Liters

supsean

  • Sunset Status
  • ****
  • Posts: 265
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2019, 08:48:38 AM »
I’m glad it’s back. I subscribe to Surfline and it is certainly worth the money for me to see the cams.
Fanatic Allwave 8'9"
Sunova Steeze 8'10"
Kenalu Ho'oloa

oceanAddict

  • Rincon Status
  • ***
  • Posts: 202
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2019, 07:22:06 PM »
Infinity Blackfish, SIC Bullet Air Glide, Sunova Point Break #003

eastbound

  • Cortez Bank Status
  • *****
  • Posts: 2951
    • View Profile
Re: Swellinfo
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2019, 11:32:15 AM »
oddly similar, in fact, like maybe there's been a partner divorce?--i started on windy at stoneaxe's reco, then found ventusky--slightly better, and the phone app works much better

it's a keeper
Portal Barra 8'4"
Sunova Creek 8'7"
Starboard Pro Blue Carbon  8'10"
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT

 


* Recent Posts

post Re: Manhattan Beach surfer issued $1,000 citation for violating beach closure order
[Random]
SaMoSUP
March 29, 2020, 11:33:41 PM
post Re: Robert at Blue Planet has face masks...
[Random]
PonoBill
March 29, 2020, 09:03:30 PM
post Re: Duotone 5m/4m wings, Blue Planet Carver 5’8”
[Classifieds]
Hdip
March 29, 2020, 08:21:05 PM
post Re: favorite source for 4-6oz carbon cloth?
[The Shape Shack]
PonoBill
March 29, 2020, 08:04:44 PM
post Re: Jon Boat Tow Foil - for the country folks
[The Shape Shack]
surfcowboy
March 29, 2020, 07:41:47 PM
post Re: My experience with the Starboard Ace GT unlimited, and now I'm thinking custom.
[Gear Talk]
robon
March 29, 2020, 07:16:35 PM
post Re: The Fed's Losing Battle with Deflation (w/ Jeff Booth)
[Random]
Fishman
March 29, 2020, 06:13:54 PM
post Re: Wing Foil tips for beginners- voiceover video
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
daswusup
March 29, 2020, 06:02:46 PM
post Re: favorite source for 4-6oz carbon cloth?
[The Shape Shack]
TallDude
March 29, 2020, 05:55:41 PM
post favorite source for 4-6oz carbon cloth?
[The Shape Shack]
jondrums
March 29, 2020, 05:08:34 PM
post Re: My experience with the Starboard Ace GT unlimited, and now I'm thinking custom.
[Gear Talk]
burchas
March 29, 2020, 03:32:31 PM
post Re: Well... There's more than one way to close a popular surf spot.
[SoCal]
Sup-position
March 29, 2020, 01:37:51 PM
post Re: Jon Boat Tow Foil - for the country folks
[The Shape Shack]
Dusk Patrol
March 29, 2020, 01:15:17 PM
post Re: Jon Boat Tow Foil - for the country folks
[The Shape Shack]
surfcowboy
March 29, 2020, 01:11:33 PM
post Re: Flat water 4 in 1
[Flatwater and Touring]
Dusk Patrol
March 29, 2020, 01:09:55 PM

* Recent Topics

topic Manhattan Beach surfer issued $1,000 citation for violating beach closure order
[Random]
SaMoSUP
March 29, 2020, 11:33:41 PM
topic Robert at Blue Planet has face masks...
[Random]
PonoBill
March 29, 2020, 09:03:30 PM
topic Duotone 5m/4m wings, Blue Planet Carver 5’8”
[Classifieds]
Hdip
March 29, 2020, 08:21:05 PM
topic favorite source for 4-6oz carbon cloth?
[The Shape Shack]
PonoBill
March 29, 2020, 08:04:44 PM
topic Jon Boat Tow Foil - for the country folks
[The Shape Shack]
surfcowboy
March 29, 2020, 07:41:47 PM
topic My experience with the Starboard Ace GT unlimited, and now I'm thinking custom.
[Gear Talk]
robon
March 29, 2020, 07:16:35 PM
topic The Fed's Losing Battle with Deflation (w/ Jeff Booth)
[Random]
Fishman
March 29, 2020, 06:13:54 PM
topic Wing Foil tips for beginners- voiceover video
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
daswusup
March 29, 2020, 06:02:46 PM
topic Well... There's more than one way to close a popular surf spot.
[SoCal]
Sup-position
March 29, 2020, 01:37:51 PM
topic Flat water 4 in 1
[Flatwater and Touring]
Dusk Patrol
March 29, 2020, 01:09:55 PM
topic COVID-19 Data Model Updated Daily
[Random]
Beasho
March 29, 2020, 11:40:49 AM
topic Slightly off topic- Windfoil board construction ?
[The Shape Shack]
peterwSUPr
March 29, 2020, 10:18:52 AM
topic Leash points for 14 ft board
[The Shape Shack]
tarquin
March 29, 2020, 09:50:09 AM
topic Lite wind foiling and adapting to the current Covid-19 world?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Admin
March 29, 2020, 08:50:51 AM
topic New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Dwight (DW)
March 29, 2020, 06:33:03 AM