Texas General Land Office
 Texas General Land Office
 George P. Bush, Commissioner

 Oil Spill Prevention
 & Response

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

TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 07/21/2017 23:00 UTC (07/21/2017 18:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 40.00 cm/s (0.78 kts) Direction: 13 °T (NNE) Water Temp: 30°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 13.1 V Signal Strength: -4.8 dB Ping Count: 140
Wind: 6.6 m/s (12.9 kts)
          From 152°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 29 °C (84 °F)
Relative Humidity:  78 %
Pressure: 1014.1 mb (29.95 inHg)

  


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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
07/21/2017 00:00:00    12.19    34.40    36.50   19.5   29.3
07/21/2017 00:30:00    11.94    32.37    34.50   20.2   29.3
07/21/2017 01:00:00     8.31    25.19    26.53   18.3   29.2
07/21/2017 01:30:00     6.38    23.18    24.04   15.4   29.2
07/21/2017 02:00:00     3.53    14.75    15.17   13.5   29.1
07/21/2017 02:30:00     8.59    33.67    34.75   14.3   29.1
07/21/2017 03:00:00     8.20    34.22    35.19   13.5   29.1
07/21/2017 03:30:00    10.09    29.58    31.25   18.8   29.1
07/21/2017 04:00:00     8.43    28.32    29.55   16.6   29.1
07/21/2017 04:30:00     8.10    27.57    28.74   16.4   29.1
07/21/2017 05:00:00     9.10    31.99    33.26   15.9   29.1
07/21/2017 05:30:00     9.04    29.31    30.67   17.1   29.1
07/21/2017 06:00:00     6.32    31.53    32.16   11.3   29.1
07/21/2017 06:30:00     5.31    28.49    28.98   10.6   29.1
07/21/2017 07:00:00     5.82    27.73    28.33   11.9   29.1
07/21/2017 07:30:00     5.56    30.01    30.52   10.5   29.1
07/21/2017 08:00:00     8.56    26.30    27.66   18.0   29.1
07/21/2017 08:30:00     4.89    24.48    24.96   11.3   29.1
07/21/2017 09:00:00     8.13    30.03    31.11   15.1   29.1
07/21/2017 09:30:00     8.03    30.13    31.18   14.9   29.1
07/21/2017 10:00:00     7.85    28.84    29.89   15.2   29.1
07/21/2017 10:30:00     6.09    31.93    32.51   10.8   29.1
07/21/2017 11:00:00     3.39    18.01    18.33   10.7   29.1
07/21/2017 11:30:00     6.91    25.36    26.28   15.2   29.0
07/21/2017 12:00:00     8.40    32.36    33.43   14.6   29.0
07/21/2017 12:30:00     8.22    30.74    31.82   15.0   29.0
07/21/2017 13:00:00     8.34    32.13    33.19   14.6   29.1
07/21/2017 13:30:00     8.82    31.76    32.96   15.5   29.1
07/21/2017 14:00:00     6.01    31.57    32.14   10.8   29.1
07/21/2017 14:30:00    10.39    30.04    31.79   19.1   29.1
07/21/2017 15:00:00     8.95    31.54    32.79   15.8   29.1
07/21/2017 15:30:00     7.56    30.06    31.00   14.1   29.2
07/21/2017 16:00:00     9.20    31.17    32.50   16.4   29.2
07/21/2017 16:30:00     8.79    31.77    32.96   15.5   29.2
07/21/2017 17:00:00    10.25    35.98    37.41   15.9   29.3
07/21/2017 17:30:00    10.98    36.33    37.95   16.8   29.4
07/21/2017 18:00:00     9.27    35.58    36.77   14.6   29.4
07/21/2017 18:30:00     9.61    36.45    37.70   14.8   29.4
07/21/2017 19:00:00     9.28    37.70    38.83   13.8   29.5
07/21/2017 19:30:00     7.54    36.88    37.64   11.6   29.5
07/21/2017 20:00:00    11.01    38.80    40.33   15.8   29.6
07/21/2017 20:30:00    10.11    39.56    40.83   14.3   29.6
07/21/2017 21:00:00     9.49    41.09    42.17   13.0   29.6
07/21/2017 21:30:00     9.38    41.26    42.31   12.8   29.6
07/21/2017 22:00:00     9.01    40.38    41.37   12.6   29.6
07/21/2017 22:30:00     7.14    40.77    41.39    9.9   29.6
07/21/2017 23:00:00     8.81    39.02    40.00   12.7   29.5



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
07/21/2017 00:00:00    29.27    57.03    34.62     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 00:30:00    29.24    56.98    34.60     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 01:00:00    29.19    56.95    34.63     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 01:30:00    29.12    56.88    34.62     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 02:00:00    29.12    56.77    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 02:30:00    29.13    56.88    34.61     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 03:00:00    29.15    56.88    34.61     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 03:30:00    29.08    56.82    34.62     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 04:00:00    29.11    56.75    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 04:30:00    29.07    56.81    34.61     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 05:00:00    29.13    56.80    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 05:30:00    29.10    56.78    34.57     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 06:00:00    29.09    56.76    34.57     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 06:30:00    29.06    56.70    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 07:00:00    29.05    56.70    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 07:30:00    29.04    56.68    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 08:00:00    29.04    56.68    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 08:30:00    29.04    56.68    34.54     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 09:00:00    29.04    56.67    34.54     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 09:30:00    29.05    56.69    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 10:00:00    29.04    56.68    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 10:30:00    29.04    56.67    34.54     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 11:00:00    29.03    56.67    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 11:30:00    29.02    56.67    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 12:00:00    29.02    56.65    34.54     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 12:30:00    29.01    56.66    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 13:00:00    29.03    56.66    34.54     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 13:30:00    29.02    56.67    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 14:00:00    29.05    56.70    34.55     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 14:30:00    29.07    56.73    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 15:00:00    29.11    56.77    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 15:30:00    29.17    56.83    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 16:00:00    29.21    56.88    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 16:30:00    29.28    56.93    34.54     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 17:00:00    29.33    57.00    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 17:30:00    29.38    57.07    34.57     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 18:00:00    29.43    57.12    34.56     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 18:30:00    29.48    57.19    34.58     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 19:00:00    29.49    57.24    34.60     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 19:30:00    29.55    57.28    34.59     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 20:00:00    29.46    57.20    34.59     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 20:30:00    29.56    57.28    34.59     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 21:00:00    29.56    57.26    34.57     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 21:30:00    29.52    57.22    34.57     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 22:00:00    29.55    57.26    34.57     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 22:30:00    29.49    57.20    34.58     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 23:00:00    29.48    57.18    34.57     0.00     0.00