Links: Surf Science, Surf Culture, Surfboard Technology, Surf Art,

Surf Products, Surf Pics, & Surf Media


These are links to various sites organized by categories. They are for educational and informational purposes, but they are not necessarily endorsed by The Surf Professor. If you would like me to add your link to this page please contact me at thesurfprofessor@yahoo.com. Surf culture is what we make it, so please respect that pure source...Mahalo!


Surf Science: Meteorology, Oceanography, Climatology, Marine Sciences

Maui Weather Today with Glenn James:           
http://www.hawaiiweathertoday.com

Oahu Surf Forecast with Patrick Caldwell: 
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/pages/SRF.php

National Weather Service Forecast Office, Honolulu (NWS):
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/

NWS Hawaiian Marine Products:
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/pages/marine.php

My favorite chart on the above page is the North Pacific Synoptic Feature Map (Pacific Surface Features) 12-hour loop. This shows us what is actually happening:
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/graphics/npacloop.gif

Buoys are very important for surf forecasting as points of observation. Here is the main link to the NWS National Data Buoy Center for the Hawaiian Islands:
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/Hawaii.shtml

University of Hawaii Department of Oceanography also has excellent products thanks to Gerome Aucan and his team:
http://ilikai.soest.hawaii.edu/buoy/


more links to come...