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 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 K -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy K Conditions at 10/21/2017 16:30 UTC (10/21/2017 11:30 CDT)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 31.98 cm/s (0.62 kts) Direction: 115 °T (ESE) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 12.5 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 131
Wind: 4.0 m/s (7.8 kts)
          From 207°T (SSW)
Air Temp: N/A
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1013.2 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
10/21/2017 00:00:00    -0.10   -45.44    45.44  180.1   27.9
10/21/2017 00:30:00    -2.52   -43.45    43.52  183.3   27.9
10/21/2017 01:00:00    -5.54   -45.67    46.00  186.9   27.9
10/21/2017 01:30:00    -3.61   -42.98    43.13  184.8   27.8
10/21/2017 02:00:00    -4.80   -40.79    41.07  186.7   27.7
10/21/2017 02:30:00    -6.41   -36.99    37.54  189.8   27.7
10/21/2017 03:00:00    -7.76   -36.30    37.12  192.1   27.7
10/21/2017 03:30:00    -7.36   -34.33    35.11  192.1   27.7
10/21/2017 04:00:00    -9.51   -30.77    32.21  197.2   27.6
10/21/2017 04:30:00    -8.26   -31.47    32.54  194.7   27.6
10/21/2017 05:00:00    -8.22   -27.99    29.17  196.4   27.6
10/21/2017 05:30:00    -6.93   -26.91    27.79  194.4   27.6
10/21/2017 06:00:00    -7.94   -23.88    25.17  198.4   27.6
10/21/2017 06:30:00    -5.68   -24.87    25.51  192.9   27.6
10/21/2017 07:00:00    -6.82   -19.78    20.92  199.0   27.6
10/21/2017 07:30:00    -3.99   -17.34    17.79  193.0   27.6
10/21/2017 08:00:00    -0.91   -14.64    14.67  183.6   27.6
10/21/2017 08:30:00     3.15   -13.92    14.27  167.2   27.6
10/21/2017 09:00:00     4.00   -12.64    13.26  162.4   27.5
10/21/2017 09:30:00     4.09   -12.11    12.78  161.3   27.5
10/21/2017 10:00:00     7.51    -7.72    10.77  135.8   27.5
10/21/2017 10:30:00    11.18    -3.63    11.75  108.0   27.5
10/21/2017 11:00:00    11.70    -5.85    13.08  116.6   27.5
10/21/2017 11:30:00    15.77    -3.79    16.22  103.5   27.5
10/21/2017 12:00:00    18.08    -4.18    18.56  103.0   27.5
10/21/2017 12:30:00    23.24    -5.66    23.92  103.7   27.5
10/21/2017 13:00:00    24.62    -5.85    25.31  103.4   27.5
10/21/2017 13:30:00    23.58    -8.58    25.09  110.0   27.5
10/21/2017 14:00:00    25.70   -11.23    28.05  113.6   27.5
10/21/2017 14:30:00    28.66    -8.15    29.80  105.9   27.5
10/21/2017 15:00:00    28.75   -13.70    31.85  115.5   27.5
10/21/2017 15:30:00    30.24   -16.63    34.51  118.8   27.5
10/21/2017 16:00:00    31.60   -15.22    35.07  115.7   27.5
10/21/2017 16:30:00    28.88   -13.73    31.98  115.4   27.5



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
10/21/2017 01:30:00    27.71    53.42    33.24     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 02:00:00    27.68    53.39    33.24     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 02:30:00    27.67    53.37    33.23     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 03:00:00    27.69    53.42    33.25     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 04:00:00    27.61    53.39    33.29     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 04:30:00    27.55    53.35    33.31     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 05:30:00    27.55    53.43    33.35     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 06:30:00    27.58    53.38    33.30     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 07:00:00    27.60    53.42    33.32     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 07:30:00    27.56    53.41    33.34     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 08:30:00    27.52    53.42    33.38     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 09:00:00    27.51    53.46    33.41     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 09:30:00    27.50    53.52    33.46     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 10:30:00    27.48    53.65    33.57     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 11:00:00    27.46    53.62    33.56     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 11:30:00    27.47    53.76    33.65     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 14:30:00    27.49    54.05    33.84     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 15:30:00    27.48    54.03    33.83     0.00     0.00
10/21/2017 16:30:00    27.51    53.49    33.43     0.00     0.00