Coastwatch (2011-12-06 15:10:33)
With the largest online audience of surfers and coastal users in Australia, Coastalwatch.com has [go back...]
been the go-to place for surfers for over 10 years. Now, Australia's premiere coastal resource site is launching its new full featured extension, Coastalwatch Plus, a premium service that will make it simple for surfers to stay on the pulse with the ocean.
With a sleek new look, Coastalwatch Plus provides state-of-the-art surf forecasting and wave
tracking technology that breaks down swell and wind information into easy to interpret graphics and
more accurate surf reports based on better buoy information, so surfers never miss out on any of
the action. Over 100 high res cameras enable real time vision of Australia's coast, from popular
locations such as Bondi, Byron Bay, Burleigh Heads, Jan Juc - Winki and the Margaret River to
smaller coastal towns including Bermagui & Lorne.
Kim Sundell, Coastalwatch CEO explains, "Coastwatch's audience encompasses surfers of all ages,
disciplines and skill levels. Our users are looking for a more refined solution for their surfing
and coastal activities. Unfortunately these days, not many people have the time to get to the beach
daily, so we are providing them with the tools to plan their trips around the ocean's movements."
Exclusive tools, such as the new wave tracker and customisable SMS and email alerts, have been
designed to keep everyday surfers one step ahead of the swell and notify them when it's on at their
New features also include an online diary for members to record their surfing adventures, new photo
and video galleries to post and view the latest surfing footage, plenty of surfing, environmental
and breaking news to keep surfers engaged through flat spells and the power to connect with fellow
Coastalwatch Plus will engage users in a way that has not been seen in the digital surf media,
keeping members dialled into conditions wherever they are on the Australian coast.
A free 15 day trial is available for first time users from Wednesday the 7th December 2011,
following that subscriptions start from $1.35 per week. As an added bonus, new members will receive
$110 worth of surfing gear, including a subscription to Surfing World magazine when they sign up.
To find out more visit plus.coastalwatch.com or phone 1800 20 75 02.