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 12/18/2018 22:30 UTC (12/18/2018 22:30 UTC)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 16.64 cm/s (0.32 kts) Direction: 158 °T (SSE) Water Temp: 22°C (72 °F)
System Voltage: 12.4 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 140
Wind: 2.5 m/s (5.0 kts)
          From 169°T (S)
Air Temp: 19 °C (67 °F)
Relative Humidity:  69 %
Pressure: 1012.7 mb (29.90 inHg)
Waves: 0.5 m (1.8 ft) @ 5 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
12/18/2018 00:00:00    -5.20    -7.01     8.73  216.6   22.1
12/18/2018 00:30:00    -4.28    -6.14     7.48  214.9   22.1
12/18/2018 01:00:00    -4.73    -6.93     8.39  214.3   22.1
12/18/2018 01:30:00    -3.21    -6.95     7.66  204.8   22.1
12/18/2018 02:00:00    -2.73    -5.06     5.75  208.3   22.1
12/18/2018 02:30:00     0.41    -7.26     7.27  176.8   22.0
12/18/2018 03:00:00    -0.75    -5.92     5.97  187.2   22.0
12/18/2018 03:30:00     1.10    -5.84     5.94  169.3   22.0
12/18/2018 04:00:00     0.08    -4.36     4.36  178.9   22.0
12/18/2018 04:30:00    -0.05    -5.13     5.13  180.6   22.0
12/18/2018 05:00:00    -0.47    -5.17     5.19  185.2   22.0
12/18/2018 05:30:00     0.38    -2.89     2.91  172.5   22.0
12/18/2018 06:00:00     0.14    -4.79     4.79  178.3   22.0
12/18/2018 06:30:00     3.07    -3.97     5.02  142.3   22.0
12/18/2018 07:00:00     0.24    -5.71     5.72  177.6   22.0
12/18/2018 07:30:00     2.20    -5.17     5.62  156.9   22.1
12/18/2018 08:00:00     1.11    -6.31     6.41  170.0   22.1
12/18/2018 08:30:00    -0.84    -6.23     6.29  187.7   22.1
12/18/2018 09:00:00     2.46    -6.12     6.60  158.1   22.1
12/18/2018 09:30:00     1.73    -8.55     8.72  168.6   22.1
12/18/2018 10:00:00     2.86    -6.29     6.91  155.5   22.1
12/18/2018 10:30:00     1.03    -8.49     8.55  173.1   22.1
12/18/2018 11:00:00     0.83    -5.43     5.49  171.3   22.1
12/18/2018 11:30:00     1.84    -4.74     5.08  158.8   22.2
12/18/2018 12:00:00    -0.68    -4.28     4.33  189.0   22.2
12/18/2018 12:30:00    -1.70    -2.82     3.29  211.1   22.2
12/18/2018 13:00:00     1.77    -4.86     5.17  160.0   22.2
12/18/2018 13:30:00    -3.90   -10.63    11.32  200.1   22.2
12/18/2018 14:00:00    -5.14    -9.33    10.65  208.9   22.3
12/18/2018 14:30:00    -5.71    -8.77    10.47  213.1   22.3
12/18/2018 15:00:00    -3.87    -7.62     8.55  206.9   22.3
12/18/2018 15:30:00    -1.49    -7.70     7.84  191.0   22.3
12/18/2018 16:00:00    -0.80    -8.42     8.46  185.4   22.2
12/18/2018 16:30:00    -2.29    -5.04     5.54  204.4   22.2
12/18/2018 17:00:00    -0.50    -4.79     4.82  186.0   22.2
12/18/2018 17:30:00     1.58    -3.66     3.99  156.7   22.2
12/18/2018 18:00:00     1.25    -6.20     6.32  168.6   22.2
12/18/2018 18:30:00     1.56    -5.33     5.55  163.7   22.2
12/18/2018 19:00:00     2.60    -7.12     7.58  159.9   22.2
12/18/2018 19:30:00     5.68    -7.24     9.20  141.9   22.2
12/18/2018 20:00:00     4.35    -6.13     7.52  144.6   22.2
12/18/2018 20:30:00     6.33    -7.03     9.46  138.0   22.2
12/18/2018 21:00:00     9.36    -5.67    10.94  121.2   22.2
12/18/2018 21:30:00    10.26    -6.31    12.05  121.6   22.2
12/18/2018 22:00:00    12.45    -7.23    14.40  120.1   22.2
12/18/2018 22:30:00     6.24   -15.43    16.64  158.0   22.2



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
12/18/2018 00:20:59      0.5        5
12/18/2018 01:21:02      0.5        5
12/18/2018 02:20:58      0.5        5
12/18/2018 03:20:58      0.5        5
12/18/2018 04:20:58      0.5        5
12/18/2018 05:20:58      0.5        5
12/18/2018 06:20:59      0.5        5
12/18/2018 07:20:58      0.5        4
12/18/2018 08:20:59      0.5        4
12/18/2018 09:20:59      0.5        4
12/18/2018 10:20:59      0.6        3
12/18/2018 11:20:59      0.6        4
12/18/2018 12:21:00      0.7        4
12/18/2018 13:20:58      0.7        4
12/18/2018 14:20:58      0.6        4
12/18/2018 15:21:00      0.6        4
12/18/2018 16:21:00      0.6        4
12/18/2018 17:21:00      0.6        4
12/18/2018 18:20:59      0.7        5
12/18/2018 19:20:59      0.7        5
12/18/2018 20:21:03      0.7        5
12/18/2018 21:21:00      0.6        5
12/18/2018 22:21:00      0.5        5
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
12/18/2018 00:00:00    22.05    51.50    36.18     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 00:30:00    22.06    51.51    36.17     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 01:00:00    22.03    51.48    36.18     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 01:30:00    22.04    51.48    36.17     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 02:00:00    22.02    51.46    36.17     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 02:30:00    22.01    51.45    36.17     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 03:00:00    21.99    51.44    36.17     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 03:30:00    21.98    51.43    36.18     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 04:00:00    21.98    51.43    36.18     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 04:30:00    21.97    51.42    36.18     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 05:00:00    21.98    51.44    36.19     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 05:30:00    22.00    51.47    36.19     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 06:00:00    22.02    51.49    36.20     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 06:30:00    22.00    51.48    36.20     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 07:00:00    22.01    51.51    36.22     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 07:30:00    22.04    51.54    36.22     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 08:00:00    22.06    51.60    36.24     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 08:30:00    22.09    51.65    36.26     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 09:00:00    22.09    51.66    36.27     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 09:30:00    22.08    51.64    36.26     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 10:00:00    22.08    51.64    36.26     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 10:30:00    22.12    51.73    36.29     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 11:00:00    22.14    51.76    36.31     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 11:30:00    22.14    51.78    36.32     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 12:00:00    22.16    51.83    36.34     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 12:30:00    22.17    51.85    36.35     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 13:00:00    22.18    51.87    36.36     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 13:30:00    22.24    51.97    36.39     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 14:00:00    22.24    51.98    36.40     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 14:30:00    22.24    52.00    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 15:00:00    22.24    52.00    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 15:30:00    22.23    51.99    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 16:00:00    22.21    51.96    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 16:30:00    22.21    51.97    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 17:00:00    22.20    51.96    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 17:30:00    22.20    51.95    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 18:00:00    22.19    51.95    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 18:30:00    22.18    51.93    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 19:00:00    22.16    51.91    36.40     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 19:30:00    22.17    51.91    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 20:00:00    22.17    51.92    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 20:30:00    22.16    51.91    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 21:00:00    22.17    51.92    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 21:30:00    22.17    51.92    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 22:00:00    22.16    51.92    36.41     0.00     0.00
12/18/2018 22:30:00    22.16    51.92    36.41     0.00     0.00