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SurfBuddy is a newly developed watchface for Garmin watches that resembles a really great discontinued watchface (For more info see "The story behind the app" below). It is able to display surf forecast and other marine related information on the watch. If you like the app support me on buymeacoffee: and drop me a review. :)</p><p></p><p>Use "Contact Developer" if you experience any problems and provide me with information about the bug and your device so I can figure out what is not working. Also if you have interesting ideas or feature wishes contact me. :)</p>


# 0.34.1</p><p>- bugfix</p><p># 0.34.0</p><p>- always show primary swell</p><p>- high mem devices (e.g. Fenix6 etc.): rotating swell info when looking on watch</p><p># 0.33.6</p><p>- major memory improvements</p><p></p><p># 0.33.1/.2/.3/.4/.5</p><p>- bug fixes</p><p>- add mph to windspeed units</p><p></p><p># 0.32.1</p><p>- optionally display seconds on highmem devices</p><p></p><p># 0.31.0</p><p>- reduced memory footprint (fix fr735xt memcrash?)</p>

Informations supplémentaires


Cette application nécessite l'accès aux éléments suivants :

  • S'exécuter en arrière-plan en cas d'inactivité (réduction possible de la durée d'autonomie de la batterie)
  • Envoi/réception d'informations sur Internet
  • Approach® S62 Approach® S62
  • Captain Marvel Captain Marvel
  • D2™ Air D2™ Air
  • D2™ Air X10 D2™ Air X10
  • D2™ Charlie D2™ Charlie
  • D2™ Delta D2™ Delta
  • D2™ Delta PX D2™ Delta PX
  • D2™ Delta S D2™ Delta S
  • D2™ Mach 1 D2™ Mach 1
  • Darth Vader™ Darth Vader™
  • Descent™ G1 Descent™ G1, Descent™ G1 Solar
  • Descent™ Mk1 Descent™ Mk1
  • Descent™ MK2 Descent™ MK2, Descent™MK2i
  • Descent™ Mk2S Descent™ Mk2S
  • Enduro™ Enduro™
  • Enduro™ 2 Enduro™ 2
  • epix™ (Gen 2) epix™ (Gen 2), quatix® 7 – Sapphire Edition
  • First Avenger First Avenger
  • ForeAthlete® 735XTJ ForeAthlete® 735XTJ
  • Forerunner® 245 Forerunner® 245
  • Forerunner® 245 Music Forerunner® 245 Music
  • Forerunner® 255 Forerunner® 255
  • Forerunner® 255 Music Forerunner® 255 Music
  • Forerunner® 255S Forerunner® 255S
  • Forerunner® 255S Music Forerunner® 255S Music
  • Forerunner® 55 Forerunner® 55
  • 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
  • Forerunner® 955 Forerunner® 955, Forerunner® 955 Solar
  • 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 Dual Power fēnix® 6 Dual Power
  • 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 Ballistics
  • fēnix® 7 fēnix® 7, quatix® 7
  • fēnix® 7S fēnix® 7S
  • fēnix® 7X fēnix® 7X, quatix® 7X – Solar Edition
  • fēnix® Chronos fēnix® Chronos
  • Instinct® 2 Instinct® 2, Instinct® 2 - Camo Edition, Instinct® 2 Solar - Tactical Edition, Instinct® 2 Solar - Surf Edition, Instinct® 2 - dēzl™ Edition
  • Instinct® 2S Instinct® 2S, Instinct® 2S - Camo Edition, Instinct® 2S Solar - Tactical Edition, Instinct® 2S Solar - Surf Edition, Instinct® 2S - dēzl™ Edition
  • 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
  • Mercedes-Benz Venu® Mercedes-Benz Venu®
  • Mercedes-Benz Venu® 2 Mercedes-Benz Venu® 2
  • Mercedes-Benz Venu® 2S Mercedes-Benz Venu® 2S
  • quatix® 6 quatix® 6
  • quatix® 6X quatix® 6X, quatix® 6X Solar, quatix® 6X Dual Power
  • Rey™ Rey™
  • tactix® 7 tactix® 7, tactix® 7 – Pro Ballistics Edition, tactix® 7 – Pro Edition
  • Venu® Venu®
  • Venu® 2 Venu® 2
  • Venu® 2 Plus Venu® 2 Plus
  • Venu® 2S Venu® 2S
  • Venu® Sq. Venu® Sq.
  • Venu® Sq. 2 Venu® Sq. 2
  • Venu® Sq. 2 Music Venu® Sq. 2 Music
  • Venu® Sq. Music Venu® Sq. Music
  • 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
  • vívoactive® HR vívoactive® HR
  • vívolife vívolife
Moyenne des évaluations : (35 évaluations)

Rob Goetti
2 octobre 2022 | Version 0.34.1

Best tide watchface. Great work!

Rhys Owen
27 septembre 2022 | Version 0.34.1

Appreciate the work on this. Thanks.

Dave Gosling
25 septembre 2022 | Version 0.34.0

Great idea...just not optimised for the venu 2 .. everything too small. Seconds are partly obscured as well..

14 septembre 2022 | Version 0.33.5

Great watchface!!! Only one thing, in Fénix 5 can't see the last numbers of the tide. Can be posible to move all the numbers a litle bit to the left? Thanks a lot

José Vidal Velar Barquín
9 septembre 2022 | Version 0.33.4

Not working on Instinct2. After a few moment appears IQ logo and wacth restarts.

Réponse du développeur
14 septembre 2022, JanSurfs

Try version 0.33.5, it has some fixes for the instinct 2 devices. In the future please just use "Contact Developer", it helps me to actually work on issues.

31 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

Does what I require. Thanks!

Walter Strauch
27 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

Does not work like all the others

Réponse du développeur
31 août 2022, JanSurfs

More information about what is not working and why would be appreciated.

Dan F
15 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

Love it! Great to have a dedicated surf/wave/tide face again. Thanks for putting the time in to get it working.

Michael Ventouras
11 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

Love this watch face! Looking forward to the improvements in the pipeline.

Robin Pearson
8 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

So happy you’ve made a solution! Thanks. I’ll be buying you a few coffees. My only issue is the font size - it’s a bit small on Venu SQ. Let me know if there’s some setting I haven’t found to adjust that

Réponse du développeur
31 août 2022, JanSurfs

Thanks a lot for the nice feedback and the coffee! :) I will work on the font size as a feature, it is on the most-wanted list. Currently I'm still working on some stabilization adjustments.

Pedro Miguel Coelho
8 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

it's great! In my opinion, the icon is missing to know if we are connected or not

Réponse du développeur
31 août 2022, JanSurfs

I'm happy you like the app. If you have ideas or features that you would like to see, write a developer request via "Contact Developer". I'm not sure which icon you are talking about.

6 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

spotnameを入力するとバグって使えないんだけど! 全英語なので各項目の意味が分からない!

Réponse du développeur
16 août 2022, JanSurfs

Hi, try to not use Chinese symbols as input into the Spotname. Also: If you need Chinese symbols and language for the watchface maybe buy one that's supporting it. Support for other languages is on my internal tracking list, but not with the highest priority. By the way, I'm doing this as a fun project with feedback and suggestions by users, your review which I cannot even read does not help nor motivate for development.

1 août 2022 | Version 0.32.2

It works great... Nice work!

Felipe Goni
31 juillet 2022 | Version 0.32.1

Last update much more stable on 735xt. Thanks a lot mate. Loving this watch face.

Mark Swain
30 juillet 2022 | Version 0.32.1

Bit rubbish. Cant set the spot. Then after changing the face. I can not get the surf watch face back. Vivoactive HR… I Uninstalled it.

Réponse du développeur
31 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Hello Mark, this review does not make a lot of sense. Why can't you set the spot? what is not working that most of everyone else seems to get to work? Which surf watch face can't you get back after changing which face? This sounds a bit like a hater comment without any way for me to improve this watchface. Think about using "Contact Developer" and state your issues with information, before leaving a one-star-review that makes no sense at all.

Alex Regan
27 juillet 2022 | Version 0.31.0

Brilliant, accurate and easy to set up. Could do with a couple more colour options but really nice!!!

Gonçalo Assis Lopes
27 juillet 2022 | Version 0.31.0

Finally! Just perfect.

Felipe Goni
24 juillet 2022 | Version 0.30.1

Love this. Can't say how much I was waiting for a watch face like this. I'm on the 735xt which is incredibly bad for heavy data faces and experiencing a lot of crashes. How can I help you fix them? Maybe allowing us to disable some data? I believe it's crashing when surf forecast data updates. If it was for me I would have only the tide data in there. This watch can't handle lots of things :( Anyways, great great work on it. Daily driver by far from now on.

Réponse du développeur
26 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Hi, thanks so much for the nice review, sorry that the watchface keeps crashing for you. I know about the strict memory layout of the 735xt, and I'm actively improving it. I've got one update as beta already in the pipeline which should reduce memory usage at multiple places. Hopefully as soon as it is ready for release this will be fixing all crashes on the fr735xt. Please also send me an email with your issue via "Contact Developer" so I can link your mail to my issue tracking list. As soon as I fixed something in that direction I can then write you a mail about it.

Brooks Hineman
24 juillet 2022 | Version 0.30.1

Thank god we have a tide app again. Works perfect thanks

Piers Bird
17 juillet 2022 | Version 0.29.1

Absolutely thrilled to have this app back. Seems to work a charm as well! Cheers mate!

15 juillet 2022 | Version 0.29.1

Bonjour, j ai changé pipeline par un autre spot....ça marche mais à moitié. Le spot a bien été trouvé avec lat et long mais la taille des vagues est irréaliste. Je pense que l unité est en foot mais affiché en mètre. Ce qui prévoit des vagues de 3m alors qu il n y a qu 1m de vagues....

Réponse du développeur
16 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Hi, thanks for your feedback. It would be great if you would just click on "Contact Developer" and write me an email with your information. Because without the spot name and the conditions you are mentioning I cannot investigate this problem. Besides that, I'm always transforming the wave height (in fact any unit that is displayed) from the metric system into your configured unit on the watch. If you check the surfline forecast data itself and see it is off as well, then I cannot do anything about that.

13 juillet 2022 | Version 0.29.0

Hi thank you for your support. I confirmed ti be fixed the display. Can the Watchface change other country tide area? I live in Japan. And there are many habor.

Réponse du développeur
13 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Hi thanks for the positive feedback. Sure, you can just go into the watchface settings in your Garmin ConnectIQ app and change the spotname to a surf spot that is near your area, currently I'm using and translating surfline data on my server, so all those spots are available:

Pavel Shatsman
13 juillet 2022 | Version 0.27.14

Fantastic Watchface ! If you can give a choise for weekly forecast wind / waves or daily (24 hours only ) it will be fantastic too !

Réponse du développeur
13 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Thanks so much! :) That's definitely possible, it will be integrated in a future release. I added it to my internal list of wanted features.

Jay Wol
13 juillet 2022 | Version 0.27.9

Works like a charm again! Thanks for the quick response & update!

Réponse du développeur
13 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Great thanks so much for your feedback and support! You might encounter another crash on your installed version, when the device goes into the sleep or recovers from it. I just released another fix for that. Meanwhile I'm working on a way to ensure better stable releases (e.g. I will first install beta versions of the watchface in my own watch and test those for at least 2-3 hours).

Jay Wol
13 juillet 2022 | Version 0.27.8

Hi, really love this watchface! But, just got an update and now I just get an error.. anything I can do about this?

Réponse du développeur
13 juillet 2022, JanSurfs

Hi, thanks for the nice feedback :). And yes the crash should be fixed in 0.27.9, sorry about that. Can you confirm it's working again?