As the country’s sixth most visited website and number one national weather website,
metservice.com reaches over 300,000 unique visitors a week and attracts a broad
segment of users.
SwellMap.com has been providing marine weather to boating and marine enthusiasts
for the last seven years, since 2005. The team at MetOcean Solutions is delighted to be
recognised by MetService and collaborate to present quality forecast to an even larger
segment of the New Zealand population.
MetService’s aim is to give New Zealanders the best quality weather information they
need, every day of the year, with a one-stop-shop approach. Getting information from
SwellMap and feeding into the MetService weather site will offer the user a full range of
“Partnering with MetService to deliver up-to-date SwellMap information to the public is
an exciting opportunity. With a fantastic reach and growing community of users, we are
delighted to provide the public with high-quality data for planning their marine
activities.” Peter McComb, Managing Director of MetOcean Solutions commented.
Just in time for summer, MetService.com new Marine & Surf section combines the latest
surf and beach cams from around New Zealand with comprehensive swell forecasts
from specialist provider MetOcean Solutions.
Once summer kicks off, so will MetService’s beach and surf weekend video forecasts;
they’ll be hosted by forecasters who are not only experts in the field – they’re regular
“We never stop thinking about how we can add to or improve on the website. It’s all
about quality information that’s easy and fun to use.“ said MetService interactive
manager Craig Delany.
SwellMap presents weather data our own proprietary wave model that uses state-of-
the-art atmospheric and oceanographic models. Observational data along with numeric
(computer) models are used generate high-resolution and quality forecasts. The site is
updated 4 times a day providing 7 days of weather data at 6 hourly intervals.
With user-friendly formats; including charts/maps, graphs and tables, SwellMap
presents an excellent and simplified way to interpret the week’s weather patterns at a
For more information contact:
MetOcean Solutions Ltd
Ph: +64 6 758 5035