Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Surfline widget, available to download from the Garmin Connect IQ™ Store. The new widget offers surfing enthusiasts the ability to check conditions1 for the five nearest surfing spots from a paired compatible Garmin smartwatch downloaded with the Surfline app. Once downloaded, users will see an easy-to-read, visual representation of tide information, wave height, wind, and surf quality rating for locations thanks to an integration with Surfline reports.
“We know how important it is for surfers to have up-to-date surf conditions so they can pick the best break to surf,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “Being able to glance at their wrist and quickly scroll through various surf conditions at a moment’s notice is a feature we believe surfers will find convenient and helpful.”
“We want all surfers to have the information they need to decide when to paddle out, and the Surfline widget makes it easier than ever for our users to understand when and where the surf is right for them,” said Kyle Laughlin, CEO of Surfline\Wavetrak.
The Surfline widget is available globally and available for download now. More information on how to install the Surfline widget to your Garmin device can be found here.
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1Tide, wave, wind, and surf quality information is for information purposes only. It is your responsibility to heed all posted water-related guidance, to remain aware of your surroundings, and to use safe judgment in and around the water at all times. Failure to heed this warning could result in serious personal injury or death.