This application has given surfers the ability to check surf reports for their favorite beaches on the go. We are very excited about the early numbers we are seeing with this application and look forward to continuing to provide information to surfers at their fingertips. This initial launch has been very successful and stay tuned for more to come.
Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 7, 2009
After the anticipated launch of the free Surfline iPhone application developed by Oakley about 6 weeks ago, Surfline is now reporting that it's already hit more than 200,000 downloads and growing. With only a few short weeks on iTunes, the global surf report iPhone application has been downloaded across the world with the top country's being United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada and France rounding out the top 5.
The Oakley and Surfline Apple iPhone application has provided surfers around the world with the ability to check swell direction, monitor the weather, view a 2-day forecast, receive daily mobile surf reports for their favorite beaches and search thousands of beaches around the world. With its clean design and easy to use interface, the application allows users to find the swell information with little effort and even gives information on the surf community and culture including news, photos and videos.
Surfline CEO Jonno Wells says, "This application has given surfers the ability to check surf reports for their favorite beaches on the go. We are very excited about the early numbers we are seeing with this application and look forward to continuing to provide information to surfers at their fingertips. This initial launch has been very successful and stay tuned for more to come." Oakley and Surfline will continue to provide updates for the application, as well as new mobile features and functionality.
To download the free application, owners of an iPhone (or iPod® touch) running iPhone OS 2.1 or later can simply open the "App. Store" on their iPhone or "iTunes" on their computer and download the Surf Report application. Direct links are available at http://www.oakley.com/SurfReport, and http://www.surfline.com/iphone.
About Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc.:
Surfline/Wavetrak Inc. is the world's leading collection of water enthusiast websites, all of which combine proprietary conditions-reporting and forecasting with timely news, information and entertainment. The sites are aimed at the core of each sport, yet they include content that appeals to a broader lifestyle audience as well. As a group, Surfline websites are visited are by over 1.5 million unique people each month - the largest and most loyal audience of surf and beach enthusiasts in the world. Since 1985, Surfline has merged premier surf report, forecast and editorial talent with industry-leading technology to produce "must-have" content of unparalleled quality aimed at active participants in the sports of surfing, windsurfing, bodysurfing and bodyboarding.
rob (at) surfline.com