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New Media Technology News Unveils a Global Surf Forecasting Platform

Factory Media today launches the latest development of market leading – a bespoke Surf Forecasting platform The facility will be promoted across its 2 million monthly unique user base and provides 7 day forecasts for over 2,000 locations across the globe.

The new Surf Forecasting system forecasts swell height, swell direction and period, wind, weather outlook and an easy to use star rating system. This development will prove invaluable to users when checking surf conditions across the globe.

The system has an alert function which will automatically email users when conditions are optimum at their chosen surf spots up to 72 hours in advance.

Each location forecast is also embeddable affording users and hosts scope to enrich their web content at no additional cost. MPORA weather can even be easily embedded in user’s sites or blogs, and continues the success of its embeddable Video player – currently streaming 1.75 Million videos each month.

Surf Forecasting is the latest of a number of new MPORA developments including a ‘Top 10’ video player which provides a fully loaded Video library for use in any approved third party affiliate site – updated hourly with the best of MPORA’s 25,000 and growing video library. is now firmly established as Europe’s largest Action Sports website.

Darryl Newton, Factory Media’s Managing Director states:
“The development of our Surf Forecasting platform gives more opportunities for growth, and an improved experience for our audience. We’re excited about the future of the site as we continue to roll out additional features through the year. We’re listening to our user base and advertisers, and will continue to innovate in 2009.”
About Factory Media:
Factory Media is Europe’s leading extreme sports media owner publishing sixteen websites and thirteen magazines brands and serving over two million monthly consumers. Factory Media is based in the London with offices in France and Germany. Magazine brands include The Surfers Path, Ride BMX, Sidewalk and the award winning Dirt Mountain bike Magazine. Digital brands include and

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