Emoji Information
Water Wave

Animals & Nature Category

Water Wave

Ola del mar

A curling ocean wave of water. The Apple version looks a bit choppy and stormy. Only the most dedicated and thrill seeking surfers go out in waves like these.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 140 of 2393
Apple/iOS Picture
Google Android Picture
Google Hangouts Picture
Twitter.com Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :ocean:
Keywords Ocean, Wave, Surf, Beach, Tide

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Weather, Landscape, and Sky Symbols

Editorial Comment

A large blue wave. Surf is up.

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Nature
Unicode Subcategory Weather and Landscape Symbols
Names & Annotations WATER WAVE
Symbol Information U+1F30A proposed
Proposal Identifier e-038

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #Exp.52 'Wave' 波 U+E73F SJIS-F9E4 JIS-7B61
KDDI  #810 荒波 U+EB7C SJIS-F481 JIS-7B61
Softbank  #88 #old409 波 U+E43E SJIS-FB7E

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e43e
Formal Unicode Notation U+E43E
Decimal Code Point(s) 58430
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x90 0xBE
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 90 BE
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 220 276
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE43E
UTF-16 Hex e43e
UTF-16 Dec 58430
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E43E
UTF-32 Hex E43E
UTF-32 Dec 58430
Python Src u"\uE43E"
PHP Src "\xee\x90\xbe"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE43E"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🌊
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🌊
Decimal HTML Entity 🌊
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🌊
Hex Code Point(s) 1f30a
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F30A
Decimal Code Point(s) 127754
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8C 0x8A
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8C 8A
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 214 212
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDF0A
UTF-16 Hex d83cdf0a
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57098
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F30A
UTF-32 Hex 01F30A
UTF-32 Dec 127754
Python Src u"\U0001F30A"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8c\x8a"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDF0A"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾀸
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾀸
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾀸
Hex Code Point(s)e73feb7cfe038
Formal Unicode NotationU+E73FU+EB7CU+FE038
Decimal Code Point(s)59199602841040440
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9C 0xBF0xEE 0xAD 0xBC0xF3 0xBE 0x80 0xB8
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9C BFEE AD BCF3 BE 80 B8
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 234 277356 255 274363 276 200 270
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE73F0xEB7C0xDBB8 0xDC38
UTF-16 Hexe73feb7cdbb8dc38
UTF-16 Dec591996028456248 56376
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E73F0x0000EB7C0x000FE038
UTF-32 HexE73FEB7C0FE038
UTF-32 Dec59199602841040440
Python Srcu"\uE73F"u"\uEB7C"u"\U000FE038"
PHP Src"\xee\x9c\xbf""\xee\xad\xbc""\xf3\xbe\x80\xb8"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE73F""\uEB7C""\uDBB8\uDC38"

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