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 K -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy K Conditions at 12/17/2017 13:00 UTC (12/17/2017 07:00 CST)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 15.21 cm/s (0.30 kts) Direction: 174 °T (S) Water Temp: 24°C (75 °F)
System Voltage: 12.0 V Signal Strength: -2.0 dB Ping Count: 133
Wind: 3.1 m/s (6.0 kts)
          From 8°T (N)
Air Temp: N/A
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1017.3 mb (30.04 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
12/17/2017 00:00:00     2.39     0.53     2.45   77.5   24.0
12/17/2017 00:30:00     6.27     3.67     7.27   59.7   24.0
12/17/2017 01:00:00     4.51     1.25     4.68   74.5   24.0
12/17/2017 01:30:00     4.97     1.15     5.10   77.0   24.0
12/17/2017 02:00:00    -1.76    -5.83     6.09  196.8   24.1
12/17/2017 02:30:00    -0.17   -11.88    11.88  180.8   24.1
12/17/2017 03:00:00    -0.64    -8.86     8.88  184.1   24.1
12/17/2017 03:30:00     0.34    -9.39     9.40  177.9   24.1
12/17/2017 04:00:00    -1.22    -5.17     5.31  193.3   24.2
12/17/2017 04:30:00    -1.29   -10.92    11.00  186.7   24.1
12/17/2017 05:00:00    -2.81    -7.18     7.71  201.4   24.1
12/17/2017 05:30:00    -0.26   -11.59    11.59  181.3   24.1
12/17/2017 06:00:00     4.44   -12.79    13.54  160.9   24.1
12/17/2017 06:30:00     2.01   -11.34    11.52  169.9   24.1
12/17/2017 07:00:00     3.65   -13.55    14.03  164.9   24.1
12/17/2017 07:30:00     1.40    -8.54     8.65  170.7   24.1
12/17/2017 08:00:00     3.36   -11.73    12.20  164.0   24.1
12/17/2017 08:30:00     5.48   -11.54    12.78  154.6   24.1
12/17/2017 09:00:00     2.15   -14.38    14.54  171.5   24.1
12/17/2017 09:30:00     3.97   -14.12    14.67  164.3   24.1
12/17/2017 10:00:00     0.02   -12.88    12.88  179.9   24.1
12/17/2017 10:30:00     4.80   -13.51    14.34  160.4   24.1
12/17/2017 11:00:00     1.75   -11.47    11.60  171.3   24.1
12/17/2017 11:30:00     2.70   -15.77    16.00  170.3   24.1
12/17/2017 12:00:00     5.38   -16.16    17.03  161.6   24.1
12/17/2017 12:30:00     1.22    -3.73     3.92  161.9   24.1
12/17/2017 13:00:00     1.54   -15.13    15.21  174.2   24.1



       
 

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    23.96    53.58    36.21     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 11:30:00    24.10    53.91    36.34     0.00     0.00
12/17/2017 12:00:00    24.10    53.93    36.35     0.00     0.00