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 George P. Bush, Commissioner

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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 12/17/2017 13:00 UTC (12/17/2017 07:00 CST)
27° 56.3760'N   96° 50.5740'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Water Depth: 60 feet (18 meters)
Speed: 37.40 cm/s (0.73 kts) Direction: 221 °T (SW) Water Temp: 18°C (65 °F)
System Voltage: 11.6 V Signal Strength: -1.6 dB Ping Count: 136
  


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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
12/17/2017 00:30:00   -35.40   -39.19    52.81  222.1   18.9
12/17/2017 01:00:00   -32.81   -41.25    52.71  218.5   18.9
12/17/2017 01:30:00   -29.24   -40.68    50.10  215.7   18.8
12/17/2017 02:00:00   -33.11   -39.98    51.91  219.6   18.7
12/17/2017 02:30:00   -34.10   -35.89    49.51  223.5   18.7
12/17/2017 03:00:00   -29.83   -37.00    47.53  218.9   18.7
12/17/2017 03:30:00   -29.56   -35.43    46.14  219.8   18.7
12/17/2017 04:00:00   -29.28   -32.67    43.87  221.9   18.7
12/17/2017 04:30:00   -28.84   -31.02    42.36  222.9   18.6
12/17/2017 05:00:00   -29.57   -30.56    42.52  224.1   18.6
12/17/2017 05:30:00   -28.16   -32.12    42.72  221.2   18.6
12/17/2017 06:00:00   -30.66   -30.51    43.25  225.1   18.6
12/17/2017 06:30:00   -29.87   -29.45    41.95  225.4   18.6
12/17/2017 07:00:00   -29.65   -24.33    38.35  230.6   18.6
12/17/2017 07:30:00   -25.19   -29.92    39.11  220.1   18.6
12/17/2017 08:00:00   -25.96   -27.03    37.48  223.8   18.6
12/17/2017 08:30:00   -26.71   -27.45    38.30  224.2   18.6
12/17/2017 09:00:00   -26.85   -27.09    38.14  224.7   18.6
12/17/2017 09:30:00   -24.78   -27.91    37.32  221.6   18.6
12/17/2017 10:00:00   -23.69   -27.99    36.67  220.2   18.6
12/17/2017 10:30:00   -21.65   -22.05    30.90  224.5   18.6
12/17/2017 11:00:00   -27.25   -29.51    40.17  222.7   18.5
12/17/2017 11:30:00   -22.41   -27.71    35.64  219.0   18.5
12/17/2017 12:00:00   -20.96   -26.13    33.50  218.7   18.4
12/17/2017 12:30:00   -26.64   -25.77    37.06  226.0   18.4
12/17/2017 13:00:00   -24.34   -28.39    37.40  220.6   18.4



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
12/17/2017 00:30:00    18.81     4.42    32.87     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 01:00:00    18.81     4.42    32.89     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 01:30:00    18.73     4.41    32.87     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 02:00:00    18.59     4.38    32.77     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 02:30:00    18.63     4.39    32.80     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 03:00:00    18.63     4.39    32.82     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 03:30:00    18.63     4.39    32.82     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 04:00:00    18.62     4.39    32.82     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 04:30:00    18.56     4.39    32.82     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 05:00:00    18.58     4.39    32.81     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 05:30:00    18.55     4.39    32.82     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 06:00:00    18.51     4.38    32.79     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 06:30:00    18.54     4.38    32.78     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 07:00:00    18.54     4.38    32.78     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 07:30:00    18.53     4.38    32.80     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 08:00:00    18.50     4.38    32.81     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 08:30:00    18.50     4.38    32.82     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 09:00:00    18.52     4.38    32.83     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 09:30:00    18.52     4.39    32.85     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 10:00:00    18.51     4.39    32.85     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 10:30:00    18.53     4.39    32.85     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 11:00:00    18.41     4.38    32.86     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 11:30:00    18.41     4.38    32.86     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 12:00:00    18.39     4.38    32.86     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 12:30:00    18.35     4.38    32.89     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 13:00:00    18.24     4.37    32.90     0.00     0.00