It's hard to believe that one of the very first ways to know the cycle of the tides was with literally a floating well placed in the ocean with a wire that linked it to a mechanical pen and an ink strip. On my, how times have changed. Now that we have watches to continuously monitor our pulse and even our e-mail, it's fitting that surfers can now get the information they need with the Nixon Ultratide Smart Surf Watch. Two years in the making, the Ultratide uses an exclusive partnership with the industry-leading team at Supertide to deliver real-time data right to your wrist. With just a quick glance at your watch, you can see tide, time, wave height, swell direction, wind direction and speed, water and air temperatures for over 2,700 spots around the world. Available in six colors, the Nixon Ultratide Smart Surf Watch can be yours for $300 directly from their online store.