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 Texas General Land Office
 George P. Bush, Commissioner

 Oil Spill Prevention
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Texas Automated Buoy System
Real Time Ocean Observations
Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and
Response since 1995
Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

TABS Buoy D -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy D Conditions at 08/18/2018 07:30 UTC (08/18/2018 02:30 CDT)
27° 56.3760'N   96° 50.5740'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Water Depth: 60 feet (18 meters)
Speed: 17.00 cm/s (0.33 kts) Direction: 45 °T (NE) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 12.3 V Signal Strength: -4.5 dB Ping Count: 144
  


IMPORTANT: Notice to Mariners


Today's Velocity Data (download)

   Date   |  Time  |   East |   North|   Speed|  Dir | WaterT |
          |  (UTC) |  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)| (°T) |  (°C)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/18/2018 04:00:00    14.49    10.89    18.13   53.1   28.2
08/18/2018 04:30:00    13.15    13.55    18.88   44.1   28.2
08/18/2018 05:00:00    13.58    13.24    18.97   45.7   28.1
08/18/2018 05:30:00    10.97    13.13    17.11   39.9   28.1
08/18/2018 06:00:00    11.19    16.18    19.67   34.7   28.1
08/18/2018 06:30:00    12.22    16.87    20.83   35.9   28.1
08/18/2018 07:00:00    12.65    15.62    20.10   39.0   28.0
08/18/2018 07:30:00    11.96    12.08    17.00   44.7   28.0



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/18/2018 04:30:00    28.13     5.83    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 05:00:00    28.08     5.82    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 05:30:00    28.05     5.82    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 06:00:00    28.04     5.82    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 06:30:00    28.02     5.82    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 07:00:00    27.99     5.81    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 07:30:00    27.98     5.81    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 08:00:00    27.96     5.81    36.34     0.00     0.00