Pirate Buoy

Pirate Buoy


Pirate Buoy allows users to find NOAA buoys based on current location, current address, or specific longitude/latitude coordinates. Once a buoy list is created for a specific location users may view buoy data, map the location of a buoy station, favorite buoy stations (for persistence), and setup a "Buoy Call". "Buoy Calls" are notifications sent to the user (even when the application is not running) when certain user defined data criteria is met. For example, if a user wishes to setup a "Buoy Call" for BUOY_X when the wave height exceeds 4 feet all they have to do is setup this criteria under the "Buoy Call" setup window. The following data items are available under the "Buoy Call" setup window:

Wind Direction
Wind Speed
Gust Speed
Wave Height
Dominant Period
Average Period
Mean Wave Direction
Atmospheric Pressure
Pressure Tendency
Air Temperature
Water Temperature
Dew Point
Visibility
Tide (* Rarely available)

"Buoy Call" Notification update every 30 minutes.

Great for surfers, boaters, or general ocean enthusiasts. Enjoy.

Recent changes:
Fixed a couple of reported bugs regarding preferences update and asynchronous dialog updates.
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Free
64
3.2
User ratings
59
Installs
10,000+
Concerns
1
File size
149 kb
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About Pirate Buoy
Pirate Buoy allows users to find NOAA buoys based on current location, current address, or specific longitude/latitude coordinates. Once a buoy list is created for a specific location users may view buoy data, map the location of a buoy station, favorite buoy stations (for persistence), and setup a "Buoy Call". "Buoy Calls" are notifications sent to the user (even when the application is not running) when certain user defined data criteria is met. For example, if a user wishes to setup a "Buoy Call" for BUOY_X when the wave height exceeds 4 feet all they have to do is setup this criteria under the "Buoy Call" setup window. The following data items are available under the "Buoy Call" setup window:

Wind Direction
Wind Speed
Gust Speed
Wave Height
Dominant Period
Average Period
Mean Wave Direction
Atmospheric Pressure
Pressure Tendency
Air Temperature
Water Temperature
Dew Point
Visibility
Tide (* Rarely available)

"Buoy Call" Notification update every 30 minutes.

Great for surfers, boaters, or general ocean enthusiasts. Enjoy.

Recent changes:
Fixed a couple of reported bugs regarding preferences update and asynchronous dialog updates.
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Doesn't work On the galaxy note it just go to California and won't let me download my area
A Google User
Mar 14, 2015
LG g3 I loved this app with my other droids but with the new g3 it won't allow me to reach settings to adjust my location.
A Google User
Jan 24, 2015
Worthless Thinks I'm in California when I am actually in the Florida Keys.
A Google User
Dec 18, 2014
Does not set location correctly on galaxy S5 I used to use this on my S4. Ever since I upgraded to my S5 it thinks I'm in California. I'm on the east coast and i cannot get buoys on my coast at all. There are no settings option either.
A Google User
Jul 18, 2014
No wave height!!!