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 08/15/2018 23:00 UTC (08/15/2018 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: 3.97 cm/s (0.08 kts) Direction: 302 °T (WNW) Water Temp: 26°C (78 °F)
System Voltage: 12.2 V Signal Strength: -2.0 dB Ping Count: 116
Wind: 0.0 m/s (0.0 kts)
          From 90°T (E)
Air Temp: 16 °C (60 °F)
Relative Humidity:  72 %
Pressure: 1013.1 mb (29.92 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/15/2018 00:00:00     2.03    10.40    10.60   11.0   25.7
08/15/2018 00:30:00     1.18     7.72     7.81    8.7   25.6
08/15/2018 01:00:00     3.07    14.69    15.01   11.8   25.5
08/15/2018 01:30:00     3.70    17.31    17.70   12.1   25.5
08/15/2018 02:00:00     6.95    17.68    19.00   21.5   25.4
08/15/2018 02:30:00     6.11    18.51    19.49   18.3   25.4
08/15/2018 03:00:00     7.03    16.05    17.52   23.7   25.3
08/15/2018 03:30:00     8.22    16.75    18.66   26.1   25.3
08/15/2018 04:00:00     5.22    16.10    16.93   18.0   25.3
08/15/2018 04:30:00     7.12    15.30    16.88   25.0   25.3
08/15/2018 05:00:00     5.77    17.99    18.89   17.8   25.2
08/15/2018 05:30:00     4.57    14.56    15.26   17.4   25.2
08/15/2018 06:00:00     4.70    15.44    16.14   16.9   25.1
08/15/2018 06:30:00     2.19    16.95    17.09    7.4   25.0
08/15/2018 07:00:00     6.89    19.23    20.43   19.7   25.0
08/15/2018 07:30:00     4.53    18.94    19.47   13.5   24.9
08/15/2018 08:00:00     5.44    20.28    21.00   15.0   24.9
08/15/2018 08:30:00     6.78    19.95    21.07   18.8   24.9
08/15/2018 09:00:00     5.25    17.29    18.07   16.9   24.8
08/15/2018 09:30:00     6.75    17.68    18.92   20.9   24.8
08/15/2018 10:00:00     7.50    19.03    20.45   21.5   24.7
08/15/2018 10:30:00     6.89    18.50    19.74   20.4   24.7
08/15/2018 11:00:00     8.47    14.70    16.97   30.0   24.7
08/15/2018 11:30:00     7.09    13.22    15.00   28.2   24.7
08/15/2018 12:00:00     9.31    13.71    16.57   34.2   24.6
08/15/2018 12:30:00     8.44     8.91    12.27   43.4   24.6
08/15/2018 13:00:00    11.78    12.36    17.07   43.6   24.6
08/15/2018 13:30:00     8.38     9.14    12.40   42.5   24.6
08/15/2018 14:00:00    11.08     8.62    14.04   52.1   24.6
08/15/2018 14:30:00    12.96     9.84    16.27   52.8   24.6
08/15/2018 15:00:00    11.22     5.64    12.56   63.3   24.6
08/15/2018 15:30:00     6.28     4.75     7.87   52.9   24.6
08/15/2018 16:00:00     4.14     1.13     4.29   74.7   24.6
08/15/2018 16:30:00     3.80     1.74     4.18   65.4   24.7
08/15/2018 17:00:00     3.73     0.43     3.75   83.4   24.7
08/15/2018 17:30:00     3.93    -0.29     3.94   94.2   24.7
08/15/2018 18:00:00    10.05    -0.20    10.05   91.1   24.8
08/15/2018 18:30:00     6.33     0.54     6.35   85.1   24.9
08/15/2018 19:00:00     6.20    -2.11     6.55  108.8   25.0
08/15/2018 19:30:00     6.08    -0.79     6.13   97.4   25.0
08/15/2018 20:00:00     4.67    -3.32     5.73  125.4   25.1
08/15/2018 20:30:00     0.53    -1.42     1.52  159.5   25.2
08/15/2018 21:00:00     1.55     0.06     1.55   87.8   25.2
08/15/2018 21:30:00     2.84     2.56     3.82   48.0   25.3
08/15/2018 22:00:00    -0.68     4.11     4.17  350.6   25.5
08/15/2018 22:30:00    -1.04     4.35     4.47  346.6   25.5
08/15/2018 23:00:00    -3.36     2.11     3.97  302.1   25.5



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/15/2018 00:00:00    25.65    57.45    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 00:30:00    25.59    57.38    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:00:00    25.49    57.27    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:30:00    25.43    57.20    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:00:00    25.37    57.13    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:30:00    25.35    57.12    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:00:00    25.30    57.06    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:30:00    25.28    57.04    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:00:00    25.28    57.04    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:30:00    25.24    56.99    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:00:00    25.20    56.95    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:30:00    25.15    56.89    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:00:00    25.08    56.82    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:30:00    24.99    56.72    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:00:00    24.97    56.69    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:30:00    24.92    56.63    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:00:00    24.86    56.57    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:30:00    24.82    56.53    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:00:00    24.80    56.51    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:30:00    24.77    56.47    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:00:00    24.73    56.43    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:30:00    24.71    56.41    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:00:00    24.68    56.37    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:30:00    24.64    56.33    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:00:00    24.65    56.34    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:30:00    24.61    56.29    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:00:00    24.59    56.27    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:30:00    24.55    56.23    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:00:00    24.58    56.25    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:30:00    24.54    56.23    37.73     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:00:00    24.63    56.32    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:30:00    24.65    56.35    37.73     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:00:00    24.74    56.45    37.73     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:30:00    24.88    56.59    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:00:00    24.84    56.56    37.73     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:30:00    25.00    56.76    37.75     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:00:00    25.03    56.77    37.73     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:30:00    25.05    56.81    37.74     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:00:00    25.15    56.89    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:30:00    25.10    56.86    37.74     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:00:00    25.17    56.94    37.74     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:30:00    25.33    57.13    37.75     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:00:00    25.42    57.22    37.74     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:30:00    25.60    57.40    37.73     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:00:00    25.57    57.36    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:30:00    25.64    57.43    37.72     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 23:00:00    25.57    57.35    37.72     0.00     0.00