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TABS Buoy Status

BUOY System
Health*
Latitide
(N)
Longitude
(W)
Lease
Block
Water
Depth
System Status
B
C M T
28° 58.939' 94° 53.944' GA-252 63 ft
(19.2m)
Out of Service. Batteries failed 03/04/2014. Buoy Redeployed 01/15/2014.
D
C M T
27° 56.376' 96° 50.574' MA-691 60 ft
(18.3m)
In Service. Buoy Redeployed 01/16/2014.
F
C M T
28° 50.550' 94° 14.496' HI-A69 79 ft
(24.1m)
In Service. Buoy redeployed on 10/04/2013.
J
C M T
26° 11.484' 97° 3.042' PS-1126 68 ft
(20.7m)
In Service. Buoy redeployed on 10/02/2013.
K
C M T
26° 13.008' 96° 29.988' PI-745 204 ft
(62.2m)
Out of Service. Buoy Recovered 03/11/2014.
N
C M T
27° 53.418' 94° 2.202' HI-A595 345 ft
(105.2m)
In Service. Buoy redeployed 06/02/2013.
R
C M T
29° 38.100' 93° 38.502' WC-055 32 ft
(9.8m)
In Service. Buoy redeployed on 10/04/2013.
V
C M T
27° 53.796' 93° 35.838' HI-A389 295 ft
(89.9m)
In Service. Buoy redeployed on 01/25/2013.
W
C M T
28° 21.042' 96° 0.348' BR-492 72 ft
(21.9m)
In Service. Buoy is operating but experiencing telemetry problems. Data is not always up to date. Buoy redeployed on 06/01/2013.
The stations below have been discontinued. Archived data is available for each station.
A D 29° 31.950' 93° 48.733' SP-018 40 ft. Removed from service 03/25/97. Archived data is available from the buoy A database page.Data available from 08/12/1995 - 02/26/1996
C D 28° 48.549' 94° 45.126' GA-320 72 ft. Removed from service 03/17/97, achived data available from the buoy C database page. Data available from 04/02/1995 - 11/29/1996.
E D 27° 20.298' 97° 06.000' MU-858 90 ft. Removed from service 06/05/96. No cellular service in this region. Historical data is available on the buoy E database page. Data Is available from 6/1/95-7/20/95 and from 11/2/95 - 1/16/1996.
G D 29° 33.985' 93° 28.096' WC-095 41 ft. Removed from Service 06/15/98. Historical data is available on the buoy G database page. Data is available from 03/11/1997 - 06/08/1998.
L D 28° 02.500' 94° 07.000' HI-A543 270 ft. Removed from Service 10/28/98. Historical data is available on the buoy L database page. Data is available from 04/20/1997 - 10/28/1998.
M D 28° 11.523' 94° 11.483' HI-A515 186 ft. Removed from Service 12/01/99. Historical data is available on the buoy M database page. Data is available from 03/02/1999 - 12/01/1999.
P D 29° 09.972' 92° 44.191' VR-102 66 ft. Removed from Service 02/19/2000. Historical data is available on the buoy P database page. Data is available from 07/22/1998 - 02/19/2000.
S D 28° 26.185' 92° 48.669' BR-492 72 ft. Removed from Service 07/26/2001. Historical data is available on the buoy S database page. Data is available from 02/19/1999 - 07/23/2001.
* System Health:
C M T
C = Current meter systems (current speed, direction, water temperature) are functioning normally.
M = Meteorological systems (wind speed,direction, air temperature, air pressure, humidity) are functionin normally.
T = Primary telemetry system (satellite or cellular) is functioning normally.
C M T
C = Current meter systems (current speed, direction, water temperature) are functioning normally with degraded data quality.
M = Meteorological systems (wind speed,direction, air temperature, air pressure, humidity) are functioning normally with degraded data quality.
T = Primary telemetry system (satellite or cellular) is functioning normally but with degraded performance.
C M T
C = Current meter systems (current speed, direction, water temperature) are partially functional with some loss of data.
M = Meteorological systems (wind speed,direction, air temperature, air pressure, humidity) are partially functional with some loss of data.
T = Primary telemetry system (satellite or cellular) is not functioning, data is returned via backup telmetry (Argos).
C M T
C = Current meter systems (current speed, direction, water temperature) not functioning, no good data returned.
M = Meteorological systems (wind speed,direction, air temperature, air pressure, humidity) not functioning, no good data returned.
T = Primary and backup telemetry systems (satellite or cellular) both not functioning, no data is returned in real time.
C M T
C = N/A
M = N/A
T = N/A
D = Discontinued.

Last Updated: Mon Mar 17 11:16:48 2014 by W. Lee

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