Real-time access to observational data from the world's largest fleet of open ocean, free drifting, metocean sensors. Sofar’s Spotter buoys measure wave spectra with an onboard GPS unit and infer wind speed and direction. Each buoy transmits data in real-time via satellite connection.
University-affiliated students, faculty members, and researchers receive free access to our observational and forecast data for non-commercial use.
Access data via our API, or speak to our team of experts, to gain access to global in-situ observational, and high-resolution forecast and hindcast data. Our cloud powered API is always available, continuously upgraded, and customizable.
Access to both real-time and historical sensor data from our Spotter buoy network
Retrieve real-time in-situ observational data and high-resolution model data on-demand.
RESTful APIs developed for the needs of developers and data scientists
Designed for the cloud, our API is always available, continuously upgraded, and can be customized to meet your needs.