Weather and Surf Australia

Weather and Surf Australia
144 reviews
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Burgess Business Systems Pty Ltd

Download size

14 MB

Last updated



Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • location services
  • maps
  • data services
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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English (United States)
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Australian weather & (optional) surf forecasts and observations using data from BOM, Weatherzone & Swellnet.  Multiple double-sided live tiles!  BOM (Bureau of Meteorology) forecast data is value added to by Weatherzone with greater detail available.  Surf forecasts and reports are available as an in-app purchase for the one-off price of $1.00 - once you have purchased the surf reports, you will not have to pay for them again.

This version is the full blown Windows Phone 8 version with lock screen support, wide live tiles, fast resume and much more.

Each location being monitored can have it's own live tile .. wide, standard or small.

Lock screen shows current observations and forecast.

Note: the live tiles are updated as frequently as the locations observations are.  eg. Many locations have their observations updated every 10 minutes - your live tile will also update every 10 minutes.  Most other weather programs update every 30 minutes.

Weather observations and forecasts cover over 2,000 locations throughout Australia.

Surf forecasts and reports cover all states and include Swellnet's 30 plus locations.

Marine forecasts cover all BOM forecast areas.

High resolution rain radar is zoomable and pannable.   Backgrounds are stored on phone to save bandwidth and download time.

V2.1.6 quick fix to a reported bug with the  rain radar crashing
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  • by Carmine 24/11/2014
    Been using this app for years. Still the best
  • by Michael 18/11/2014
    Finally a decent app that uses BOM data for Australia. App is well worth your money. Would love to see some more development/updates to the app soon.
  • by alan 7/11/2014
    Great app but crashes sometimes
  • by Caleb 16/10/2014
    Good detail in this app, and changing the lock screen is good too. I'd give it give stars if it could update on the Lumia glance screen too, like the MSN Weather app.
  • by Daryl 13/10/2014
    Fantastic weather app for Australia. Uses BOM data and live tile works well. Good job.
  • by Sean 11/10/2014
    Great app, easy to use and provides all the data you could possibly need. There are a few handy features that include history graphs for temp, wind and rain etc.
  • by Fadi 11/10/2014
    Downloaded the trial before I decided to buy. It is very accurate (in Sydney, Australia) and seems to work well for most features. Unfortunately I need to deduct 2 stars. Firstly, the live tile took a while to update! However, it now does display data and flips as it should. Secondly, the UI could also do with some improvements.
  • by Stuart 4/09/2014
    Hands down the most useful weather app for Australia.
  • by Michael 31/08/2014
    Great weather service for Perth, WA!
  • by Michael 27/08/2014
    Live tile doesn't work radar is inaccurate