What is a Surfline?

Definition of surf line : a line of foam-crested waves breaking on a formation (such as a shoal) near the surface.

Why does Surfline say Lola?

In answer to the question of, “What does LOLA stand for?” a representative from the company stated that it was a ” a computer model that crunches data…from offshore buoys” while also “orbiting satellites to measure hurricane-force winds and tremendous wave heights around the world”.

What is the cost of Surfline?

COST: free access with limited features, or Surfline premium membership is $7.99 monthly or $95.88 annually.

What is Lotus Surfline?

LOTUS is our new forecasting model; the successor of LOLA. This new forecast model combines cutting edge prediction technology with NOAA’s Wavewatch III source code to give you more accurate wave forecasts.

Who runs Surfline?

Kyle Laughlin
Kyle Laughlin has been named CEO of Huntington Beach-based Surfline\Wavetrak Inc. Surfline was founded in 1985 by Sean Collins as a pay-per-call telephone surf report. The website was launched a decade later. Surfline.com now has some free data but is mostly subscription-based, with plans that start at $7.99 per month.

Where was Surfline founded?

Southern California
Surfline.com is now ranked 1,180 in the US and 5,784 in the world in terms of popularity compared to other websites and is now the largest provider of streaming HD coastal cams….Surfline.

Type Private
Founded Southern California – 1985
Founder Sean Collins
Headquarters Huntington Beach, California
Area served Worldwide

What is Lola short for surfing?

LOLA, the Surfline swell model that spurred a forecasting revolution, is retiring after 20 years. The brainchild of Sean Collins and William O’Reilly, LOLA provided timely and accurate forecasts for millions of surfers around the world over the past two decades.

Where does Surfline get their data?

the National Data Buoy Center
The main source of information for offshore buoy data comes from the National Data Buoy Center. NDBC collects offshore swell data and displays the dominant swell height and period.

How can I use Surfline for free?

Registration is free, and will give you a chance to access the entire site via our new Surf Check program. Surf Check gives you three free sessions a week with full access to the site. Surf Check access will automatically re-set each week, as long as you remain registered with Surfline.

How do you pay for Surfline?

Thus, by dialing *395# or*389# or *711# (to purchase bundle through Mobile Money account on all networks), by dialing *718*77# to recharge and purchase bundle by use of recharge cards which are available at all Surfline recharge outlets and shops and by visiting hubtel.me or ExpressPay or Korbaweb or SlydePay (to …

What does black mean on Surfline?

Each primary, secondary and tertiary swell is given its own color-coded line on the three-day graph (H), with the combined wave height indicated in black. The dominant wave period for each individual swell is indicated in the corresponding color (T) below the graph.

How do you read a Surfline?

Surfline’s surf quality scale – 1 = FLAT: No waves mean no surfing. – 2 = VERY POOR: The forecast may include words like “lack of surf,” “bad,” or even “very stormy.” – 3 = POOR: Due to wind and a poor tide, there are only some fair waves to surf this morning. – 4 = POOR to FAIR: Low to average waves.