Sofar - Spotter Buoy
Ocean weather data is sparse and hard to come by. Spotter is out to change that with a usable design and outstanding data quality. Through the dashboard, you can access data from anywhere, change settings on your device, set alerts and notifications, and share data with others through the mobile app. Spotter lets you collect ocean data where you need it and access real-time updates on the go.
Spotter in Action
Deploy it once and control it remotely. Spotter is a complete end-to-end system. You turn it on, deploy it, and data appears in your dashboard. It’s that simple.
With 24/7 satellite connectivity, real-time weather data and system updates are always available. You can share the data through the included mobile App or use the Spotter API to forward real-time and historical data to wherever you want.
You can set your personalized weather conditions to receive an alert. That way you never miss a weather window. Our integrated geofencing feature alerts you if your Spotter isn’t exactly where you want it.Solar-powered
The combination of solar panels and rechargeable battery means that you never have to worry about running out of power. Spotter is always ready to go.Rugged Design
The ocean is a rough place. Every part of Spotter is built to withstand the harshest ocean elements in any weather condition, anywhere on our planet.Compact and Portable
Roughly the size of a basketball, Spotter can be shipped anywhere around the world, carried by hand, and deployed without any special equipment.
Spotter Data PointsWind
Significant wave height
Mean & peak period
Mean & peak direction
The Spotter dashboard provides access to real-time and historical data and enables you to change your Spotters’ settings from anywhere in the world. You can set up alerts for weather conditions or get notified if your Spotter is outside of its geofence. You can also access data using the API or share your data with the Spotter mobile App.