Marine Research

Fast-track marine research and cross-collaborate with an all-in-one weather station designed to be built upon.

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Customize your sensor stack

Access high-fidelity wave, wind, currents, sea surface temperature, and barometric pressure data.

Mix and match sensors of your choosing for multi-pronged use.

Design a distributed array with end-to-end satellite connectivity.

Connect remotely from anywhere

Collect live and accessible insights on pre-calibrated devices.

Receive weather alerts remotely with global weather data available on demand.

Obtain live data by satellite, even from a low-bandwidth connection.

Deploy quickly with ease

Throw the Spotter buoy overboard, anywhere, for immediate ocean insights.

Don’t worry about harsh conditions — Spotter is solar powered and sustainably designed to withstand harsh conditions with minimal biofouling.

Scale distributed sensor networks with dense data ingestion.

Spotter device


Spotter is a turnkey open-ocean buoy that gives you access to real-time ocean data at your fingertips: wind, waves, sea surface temperatures, and more. Get access to the device, data dashboard, and the API, all in one package.

It all comes in a small, easy-to-deploy package. Spotters are cost-effective, sustainably-powered, and designed to provide the flexibility you need for your projects.  


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Smart Mooring Device

Smart Mooring

Easily integrate a Temperature and/or a Pressure sensor with Spotter as a hub for power and connectivity. No configurations needed: just connect and access your Smart Mooring data right away from our API and dashboard.

With Smart Mooring, anyone from a citizen scientist to a natural resource manager can equip Spotter with any combination of sensors in the water column for immediate access to that data.

Smarter Great Lakes: Dozens of Spotter Buoys Deployed Across the Region
Smarter Great Lakes: Dozens of Spotter Buoys Deployed Across the Region

Learn how Spotters serve regional stakeholder needs around the Great Lakes.
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