Lake Mendota Buoy Data

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  • Lake Mendota Buoy Data
  • Lake Mendota Buoy Data


Developer 1821 Design
BundleID com.thomasswift.MendotaBuoy
Version 2.0
Size 13.5MB
Released July 30,2009
Updated September 9,2017
Score 3.5
Review Num 49
Language English
Rating 4+
Compatibility 10.3

Comment information

  • A CheeseHead - 2015-07-09 04:14:47

    Too many stars from me

    This would be an excellent app ... if it only worked. It doesn't, hasn't for a couple of years, and won't ... until the developers get off their butts & fix it. I've been sailing or fishing this lake for over over 60 years, and rely on the UW's data collection & record-keeping. A shame that what could be a nifty & useful app is merely a consumer of space.

  • Keela sprinkles - 2016-05-22 07:24:31

    Too bad

    This used to be a nice app to use when determining whether to go to the lake. Unfortunately the app stopped working after the 2014 summer. I contacted the developer and he said he was going to fix it, but never did. Disappointed.

  • Chicago-Cheech - 2010-01-20 03:32:26

    Fantastic app!

    Used this during '09, mostly factoring buoy data into the go/dont go decision process. It'll be AWESOME once we know whether the buoy is reporting or not. Great app, thanks!

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Updated for the last bit of the boating and fishing season. Swimming will be quite cold, be sure to check the temp.


UPDATED TO 2.0 - datafeed now works! 

Are you interested in water sports, such as fishing, water-skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, canoeing, wind-surfing, kayaking, sailing and swimming in or around Lake Mendota in Wisconsin?  This is a great application for figuring out whether today is a perfect day to carry out those recreational activities around the lake! 
Lake Mendota Buoy Data displays atmospheric conditions and water temperatures for Lake Mendota, right near Madison. 
The information provides near real-time details including:

* Wind direction and speed and GUST
* Air Temperature and Dew Point
* Water Temperatures (Surface to 66 feet deep)

Information provided by Limnology, Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) and Environmental Engineering Departments at University of Wisconsin.

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