Welcome to RipCharts - An industry leader in satellite fishing maps. This app is free to download for existing RipCharts Premium subscribers. If you are new to RipCharts, then we allow you to purchase a new RipCharts subscription via an In App Purchase. Please contact us if you have questions or would like a complementary demo

The RipCharts mobile app is a powerful tool that enables offshore fishermen to evaluate recent satellite imagery in order to determine favorable fishing conditions. Search for, view, and download maps of near-realtime satellite imagery onto your device to take with you offshore.

View the latest imagery datasets:
- Raw SST orbit scans
- Composite SST (1day, 3day)
- Multi-Res/Cloud Free SST
- Sub-Surface SST (0m, -25m, -50m, -100m)
- 5 day SST forecast models
- Chlorophyll
- Chlorophyll/Cloud mashups
- Chlorophyll composites
- True Color
- Altimetry
- Currents
- Salinity
- Bathymetry

Map Features:
Use the multi-touch map to zoom, pan, view waypoints, and overlay additional data layers to gain insight into where the most favorable fishing zones are located.

Mapping Tools:
- Measure distances and headings between points
- Dynamically customize temp/color ranges on SST maps to identify subtle breaks <-- powerful feature!
- Overlay bathymetry, altimetry, currents, and Loran layers
- Tap the map to receive point information (lat, lon, depth, SST)
- Popular waypoints and fishing hotspots come pre-loaded
- Manage your personal waypoints (add, edit, delete)
- Save imagery to your device for offline/offshore use
- Show your position and navigate on saved imagery using GPS satellites
- "Go Here" navigation with bearing, ETA, and speed displays
- Floater oil rig positions updated twice daily (Gulf of Mexico only)

What's New

Version 2.3.4

Enhancement - Improved app performance when user has slow internet connection

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5

27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Good Idea But...


Seriously guys, you need to offer a free trial option or money back if not satisfied, say within the first 30 days.

You are asking customers to pay for something that you have not proven to is that it has any value.

Please make the changes and I will be your first customer

Developer Response

Hello - we'd be happy to answer questions, provide tutorials, discuss trials, and guarantees. However I'd recommend that you contact us via our website, rather than corresponding here on the iTunes app review.

Not here in HI

Hawaii channel

Love the app but sorry to say doesn't have Hawaii harbors! Still waiting for refund

Developer Response

Hello Allan ( Keahi SC), we've been responding to your emails and have indicated that since you purchased the RipCharts subscription via iTunes, you must request your cancellation refund via iTunes.

RipCharts can not issue refunds on behalf of iTunes, you must contact iTunes.


Carpool Moms

Why release something that's not working

Developer Response

Hello, can you please contact us to provide some additional information in regards to what is not working after the update? Thanks


RipCharts, LLC.
116.7 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© 2007 RipCharts
In-App Purchases
  1. US - East Coast $169.99
  2. US - Gulf of Mexico $169.99
  3. US - West Coast $169.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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