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Surfing

Description

Dedicated surfing app for garmin watches.</p><p></p><p>***note***</p><p>Garmin have introduced their own surfing app on the "Garmin instinct surf" and broken the summary view on Garmin connect for activities saved as 'surfing' by other apps, you may have spent hundreds on your watch but Garmin say if you want to surf you must buy their new watch.</p><p>This app has not changed and will still function the same as always and mark your waves as laps, At the moment there is no way for a downloaded app to affect how data is shown in garmin connect. Unless garmin decide to give 3rd party apps access to set these new stats they will show as '--' .</p>

What’s New

1.1.4 Fix for custom data fields not showing correctly on garmins connect website/app</p><p>1.1.3 Added MARQ watch range</p><p>1.1.2 Added correct icon size for VivoActive 4s</p><p>1.1.1 Added Fenix 6X models</p><p>1.1 Added layouts for Fenix 6 models and Vivoactive 4</p><p> Changed exit method for touchscreen devices to make it more reliable</p><p></p><p>1.0.9 Added layout for fr 735xt</p>

Additional Information

Permissions

This app requires access to:

  • FIT files (activity recordings)
  • Record additional information into activity files
  • GPS location
  • Sensor data (i.e., ANT+, heart rate, compass)
  • Heart rate, barometer, temperature, and altitude history
  • D2™ Charlie D2™ Charlie
  • Descent™ Mk1 Descent™ Mk1
  • Descent™ MK2 Descent™ MK2, Descent™MK2i
  • Descent™ Mk2S Descent™ Mk2S
  • ForeAthlete® 735XTJ ForeAthlete® 735XTJ
  • Forerunner® 245 Forerunner® 245
  • Forerunner® 245 Music Forerunner® 245 Music
  • Forerunner® 645 Forerunner® 645
  • Forerunner® 645 Music Forerunner® 645 Music
  • Forerunner® 735XT Forerunner® 735XT
  • Forerunner® 745 Forerunner® 745
  • Forerunner® 935 Forerunner® 935
  • Forerunner® 945 Forerunner® 945
  • Forerunner® 945 LTE Forerunner® 945 LTE
  • fēnix® 5 fēnix® 5, quatix® 5
  • fēnix® 5 Plus fēnix® 5 Plus
  • fēnix® 5S fēnix® 5S
  • fēnix® 5S Plus fēnix® 5S Plus
  • fēnix® 5X fēnix® 5X, tactix® Charlie
  • fēnix® 5X Plus fēnix® 5X Plus
  • fēnix® 6 fēnix® 6
  • fēnix® 6 Pro fēnix® 6 Pro, fēnix® 6 Sapphire
  • fēnix® 6 Pro Dual Power fēnix® 6 Pro Dual Power
  • fēnix® 6 Pro Solar fēnix® 6 Pro Solar
  • fēnix® 6 Solar fēnix® 6 Solar
  • fēnix® 6S fēnix® 6S
  • fēnix® 6S Dual Power fēnix® 6S Dual Power
  • fēnix® 6S Pro fēnix® 6S Pro, fēnix® 6S Sapphire
  • fēnix® 6S Pro Dual Power fēnix® 6S Pro Dual Power
  • fēnix® 6S Pro Solar fēnix® 6S Pro Solar
  • fēnix® 6S Solar fēnix® 6S Solar
  • fēnix® 6X Pro fēnix® 6X Pro, fēnix® 6X Sapphire, fēnix® 6X Pro Solar, tactix® Delta Sapphire, quatix® 6X Solar, tactix® Delta Solar, tactix® Delta Solar Ballisitcs
  • fēnix® Chronos fēnix® Chronos
  • MARQ™ Adventurer MARQ™ Adventurer
  • MARQ™ Athlete MARQ™ Athlete
  • MARQ™ Aviator MARQ™ Aviator
  • MARQ™ Captain MARQ™ Captain, MARQ™ Captain: American Magic Edition
  • MARQ™ Commander MARQ™ Commander
  • MARQ™ Driver MARQ™ Driver
  • MARQ™ Expedition MARQ™ Expedition
  • MARQ™ Golfer MARQ™ Golfer
  • quatix® 6 quatix® 6
  • quatix® 6X quatix® 6X, quatix® 6X Solar, quatix® 6X Dual Power
  • vívoactive® 3 vívoactive® 3
  • vívoactive® 3 Mercedes-Benz® Collection vívoactive® 3 Mercedes-Benz® Collection
  • vívoactive® 3 Music vívoactive® 3 Music
  • vívoactive® 4 vívoactive® 4, GarminActive
  • vívoactive® 4S vívoactive® 4S, GarminActive S
Average Rating: (91 Ratings)

Philippe Gostanian
September 27, 2021

Est-ce que votre appli est fonctionne avec la garmin venu 2 car je possède cette appli sur ma vioactive 3 et je voudrais acheter une garmin venu 2

Developer Reply
September 28, 2021, AledThomas

Non, il ne fonctionne pas avec le Garmin venu à ce moment.

Toby Fogwill
September 15, 2021

Cool app ! How do you get the distance of waves caught to work ?

Brian
August 19, 2021

Unfortunate Garmin neutered a lot of native features, but it’s great for tracking overall time and path throughout the session (which is really all you need, just get out there and ride some waves!). With all the data that gets uploaded to Strava you can easily find out how long a wave was and when it happened based off the time stamps if you’re that curious. Great app!

Corinne
July 31, 2021

Je ne comprends pas comment enregistrer les sessions. J’ai une vivoactive 3. Je ne peux avoir que le tracé et le temps total. Dommage

Developer Reply
July 31, 2021, AledThomas

It's explained in the info for the app. Garmin have decided they will not allow you to see those stats with that watch, you will need to buy a more expensive watch unfortunately.

_Aner_
July 12, 2021

Great app! Main thing that interferes is (as he says in the description) the inability of an app to control the 'surfing' metrics (wave count, longest wave, etc.) in the summary line. I believe that also the missing location on the map when hovering over the graph in Surfing activities is a Garmin bug and not related to the app. Another suggestion: add more stats in the 'connect IQ' section - currently it shows only wave count and total time ridden. You can add L/R count, longest wave, fastest wave, etc.

Matteo
July 9, 2021

Sbaglia clamorosamente il numero di onde e la distanza surfata. Da registrare

Developer Reply
July 9, 2021, AledThomas

Did you try changing the settings as explained in the instructions?

Filippe
July 8, 2021

Não instala no meu Forerruner 245, ele não carrega na aplicação, dessa forma não tenho como fazer uma melhor avaliação.

Philip
July 4, 2021

Great app. I use it every time I go surfing and is very accurate. While surfing it displays waves cought, session time and the time. I don't need much more then that. It has more info if you scroll to another screen but I prefer not to touch my watch when I'm surfing.

Guillaume
June 27, 2021

Very nice app, good job. However since today I have “ waiting for GPS” stuck on my watch ( 645 M) - how to resolve that? Thanks Im advance

Aidan Moore
June 23, 2021

Hey great app I love it. Please can you tell if there is a reason why calories burned in this app specifically won't update in myfitnesspal? Every other 3rd party party app adds calories burned just like the standard ones but for some reason the surf one won't. Thanks

Developer Reply
June 23, 2021, AledThomas

That's weird, I think Garmin calculates calories based on heart rate and sport type (and some other factors). It's possible they don't calculate then for surfing unless you have a watch that they officially support surfing on (Garmin surf or Fenix 6 only)

ECW
June 13, 2021

The watch itself keeps track of my stats/waves caught, but when I sync to Garmin Connect it says always Say I caught nothing and has zero stats… which is unfortunate because then Surfline doesn’t show anything either because Surfline and my watch are synced.

Developer Reply
June 13, 2021, AledThomas

It's also unfortunate you didn't read any of the instructions. Thanks for the 1 star review though, that's really helpful.

Maciej
June 12, 2021

On 945 device waiting for GPS and nothing happens next

Developer Reply
June 13, 2021, AledThomas

That's easy to fix, you could have emailed me for help instead of leaving a negative review and it would be working now. Never mind.

Enrico Takeoff
May 26, 2021

As someone said it does shoes waves on watch...the once uploaded it doesn't.. why?? I have a vivoactive 4. Very disappointed..

Developer Reply
May 26, 2021, AledThomas

It's explained in the app description on the exact page you download the app from. it's literally the first paragraph. You didn't read it.. why?? Very disappointed..

Charles Schroedter
May 19, 2021

Worked Great on my Vivoactive music 3, just purchased the Forerunner 935 and redownloaded the app to it and will test it Friday, fingers crossed it still works on this watch.

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