New 'Channel Conditions' web app launched

Posted by Evan Morrison, 9 April 2015

Ocean conditions can make or break a channel swim. Experienced marathon swimmers know to bookmark the local NOAA buoy for an upcoming swim – like Station 46217 for Anacapa Island swims – and are known to obsessively check the latest readings as the big day approaches.

For all our swimmer-meteorologists out there, we’ve added a new web app that automatically brings the most swimming-relevant NOAA weather data to your fingertips, in a convenient graphical interface. For the initial beta version, the app has two features:

Please let us know if you have any feedback on the beta version. More features on the way soon!

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