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Christchurch Surf Check is made using:
Christchurch Surf Check, v2.8
v2.8 released 27 November 2023 (Updated data source for the LPC buoy. Buoy data now updates in near real-time rather than every hour.)
v2.7 released 15 June 2023 (An automated report for the best time and location tomorrow now posts to the Chch Surf Facebook page every evening at 5:30pm.)
v2.6 released 13 June 2023 (Plain text surf reports for each day are now displayed above the forecast chart. These are automatically generated, unless a manual report exists to display instead.)
v2.5 released 5 June 2023 (Major update to the wave height algorithm, to more accurately reflect wave heights through each hour of the forecast. Each hour forecast also now includes a rating from 0 to 5 stars, which takes in to account the waves, swell, tide and wind data for that time, as well as recent wind conditions and the direction of the coastline. More detailed star ratings can be shown by tapping on the forecast chart, which will display the extra data just above the chart).
v2.4 released 3 June 2023 (User generated surf reports now show on front page of site for the first 8 hours, added the ability to share photo galleries to Facebook).
v2.3 released 27 May 2023 (added the ability to 'heart' user generated surf reports, and show number of views).
v2.2 released 19 May 2023 (added links to photo galleries on main page, improved reliability of email sending, improved display of user generated surf reports).
v2.1 released 14 May 2023 (improved sizing of the forecast panel on mid-sized displays, and added weather icons to top of chart).
v2.0 released 11 May 2023 - Relaunched at chchsurf.com with the following updates: Read more
v1.3 released 26 April 2023 (added swell data from LPC buoy and improved todays weather forecast information).
v1.25 released 25 April 2023 (improved display on smaller screen sizes).
v1.2 released 23 April 2023 (improved display on larger screen sizes).
v1.1 released 9 April 2023 (improved swell data and display).
v1.0 released 2 April 2023 (initial launch at oligibbs.com/surf)
Site code last updated: 9:17am, 27 November 2023