Overview

Surfs up! Or is it?

Do you live near an ocean or some other tidal body of water? Do you want to know what time high tide is? Low tide? Or even the overall tide level throughout the day? This guide will show how you can use an Adafruit PyPortal smart display to easily fetch tide information from the Internet and display it.

CircuitPython is used for the code and the PyPortal library does all the heavy lifting. All that's left is some  initial data entry and it's ready for display.

Parts

The parts for this project are available on AdaBox 011 or individually:

AdaBox011 - PyPortal

PRODUCT ID: 4061
Reach out beyond your desk - to the stars and beyond - with PyPortal! This ADABOX features a new, easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to customize and create your...

Adafruit PyPortal - CircuitPython Powered Internet Display

PRODUCT ID: 4116
PyPortal, our easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to create all the things for the “Internet of Things” in minutes. Make custom touch screen interface...

Adafruit PyPortal Desktop Stand Enclosure Kit

PRODUCT ID: 4146
PyPortal is our easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to create all the things for the “Internet of Things” in minutes. Create little pocket...

Pink and Purple Braided USB A to Micro B Cable - 2 meter long

PRODUCT ID: 4148
This cable is super-fashionable with a woven pink and purple Blinka-like pattern!First let's talk about the cover and over-molding. We got these in custom colors,...
This guide was first published on Apr 17, 2019. It was last updated on Apr 17, 2019. This page (Overview) was last updated on Jul 08, 2019.