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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 06/27/2017 04:00 UTC (06/26/2017 23:00 CDT)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 4.60 cm/s (0.09 kts) Direction: 202 °T (SSW) Water Temp: 29°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 10.8 V Signal Strength: -1.5 dB Ping Count: 134
Wind: 5.0 m/s (9.8 kts)
          From 157°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 25 °C (77 °F)
Relative Humidity:  80 %
Pressure: 1014.5 mb (29.96 inHg)
Waves: 0.9 m (3.0 ft) @ 4 sec
  


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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
06/27/2017 00:00:00    12.64   -13.86    18.76  137.6   29.3
06/27/2017 00:30:00     9.32   -17.29    19.64  151.7   29.3
06/27/2017 01:00:00    10.57   -18.89    21.65  150.8   29.2
06/27/2017 01:30:00     6.52   -16.12    17.39  158.0   29.2
06/27/2017 02:00:00     1.69    -6.15     6.38  164.6   29.2
06/27/2017 02:30:00     1.34   -10.62    10.70  172.8   29.2
06/27/2017 03:00:00    -0.67    -8.21     8.24  184.7   29.2
06/27/2017 03:30:00    -2.21    -6.60     6.96  198.5   29.2
06/27/2017 04:00:00    -1.70    -4.27     4.60  201.7   29.2



       
 

Today's Wave Data    


   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
06/27/2017 00:20:58      0.9        6
06/27/2017 01:20:58      0.9        6
06/27/2017 02:20:59      0.9        6
06/27/2017 03:20:58      0.9        6
06/27/2017 04:20:59      0.9        4
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
06/27/2017 00:00:00    29.28    57.89    35.22     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 00:30:00    29.28    57.89    35.22     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 01:00:00    29.25    57.87    35.22     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 01:30:00    29.24    57.85    35.21     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 02:00:00    29.23    57.83    35.21     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 02:30:00    29.24    57.81    35.19     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 03:00:00    29.22    57.77    35.18     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 03:30:00    29.22    57.77    35.17     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 04:00:00    29.21    57.76    35.18     0.00     0.00