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 X -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy X Conditions at 08/15/2018 23:00 UTC (08/15/2018 18:00 CDT)
27° 3.9600'N   96° 20.2980'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 950 feet (289 meters)
Speed: 13.51 cm/s (0.26 kts) Direction: 158 °T (SSE) Water Temp: 30°C (86 °F)
System Voltage: 13.1 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 140
Wind: 6.8 m/s (13.2 kts)
          From 149°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 30 °C (85 °F)
Relative Humidity:  75 %
Pressure: 1014.2 mb (29.95 inHg)
Waves: 1.3 m (4.1 ft) @ 6 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/15/2018 00:00:00     4.11   -11.13    11.86  159.7   29.7
08/15/2018 00:30:00     4.39   -14.87    15.50  163.6   29.8
08/15/2018 01:00:00     4.92   -18.54    19.18  165.1   29.7
08/15/2018 01:30:00     4.17   -20.04    20.47  168.2   29.7
08/15/2018 02:00:00    -0.05   -18.98    18.98  180.2   29.7
08/15/2018 02:30:00     4.51   -21.87    22.33  168.3   29.7
08/15/2018 03:00:00     1.83   -21.81    21.89  175.2   29.7
08/15/2018 03:30:00    -0.32   -25.21    25.21  180.7   29.7
08/15/2018 04:00:00    -2.20   -23.19    23.29  185.4   29.7
08/15/2018 04:30:00    -2.70   -22.87    23.03  186.7   29.7
08/15/2018 05:00:00    -4.37   -22.89    23.30  190.8   29.7
08/15/2018 05:30:00    -4.93   -23.27    23.79  192.0   29.7
08/15/2018 06:00:00    -4.85   -22.13    22.66  192.4   29.7
08/15/2018 06:30:00    -6.15   -21.14    22.02  196.2   29.6
08/15/2018 07:00:00   -10.16   -20.48    22.86  206.4   29.6
08/15/2018 07:30:00    -9.53   -17.14    19.61  209.1   29.6
08/15/2018 08:00:00    -8.86   -17.77    19.86  206.5   29.6
08/15/2018 08:30:00    -9.14   -17.33    19.59  207.8   29.6
08/15/2018 09:00:00    -9.83   -12.67    16.04  217.8   29.6
08/15/2018 09:30:00   -11.19   -13.30    17.38  220.1   29.6
08/15/2018 10:00:00    -7.63    -9.52    12.20  218.7   29.6
08/15/2018 10:30:00    -7.40   -10.46    12.81  215.3   29.6
08/15/2018 11:00:00    -5.49     0.10     5.49  271.0   29.6
08/15/2018 11:30:00    -7.17   -10.27    12.53  214.9   29.6
08/15/2018 12:00:00   -10.84    -6.95    12.88  237.3   29.6
08/15/2018 12:30:00    -7.39    -6.36     9.75  229.3   29.6
08/15/2018 13:00:00    -4.82    -4.58     6.65  226.5   29.6
08/15/2018 13:30:00     0.42    -3.09     3.12  172.3   29.6
08/15/2018 14:00:00    -5.14    -1.43     5.34  254.5   29.6
08/15/2018 14:30:00    -4.19    -3.15     5.24  233.1   29.6
08/15/2018 15:00:00    -2.95    -3.81     4.82  217.7   29.6
08/15/2018 15:30:00     1.78    -5.89     6.15  163.2   29.6
08/15/2018 16:00:00     1.92    -3.90     4.35  153.8   29.6
08/15/2018 16:30:00     2.58    -4.35     5.06  149.3   29.6
08/15/2018 17:00:00    -0.95    -3.56     3.68  194.9   29.6
08/15/2018 17:30:00     1.33    -5.79     5.94  167.1   29.6
08/15/2018 18:00:00     1.78    -7.16     7.38  166.0   29.7
08/15/2018 18:30:00     0.46    -7.95     7.96  176.7   29.7
08/15/2018 19:00:00     2.03   -10.70    10.89  169.3   29.7
08/15/2018 19:30:00     2.58   -10.77    11.07  166.5   29.8
08/15/2018 20:00:00     2.17   -12.75    12.93  170.3   29.8
08/15/2018 20:30:00     1.75   -10.24    10.39  170.3   29.8
08/15/2018 21:00:00     5.74   -11.07    12.47  152.6   29.8
08/15/2018 21:30:00     5.71   -12.39    13.64  155.3   29.8
08/15/2018 22:00:00     5.20   -10.72    11.91  154.1   29.8
08/15/2018 22:30:00     5.36    -8.41     9.97  147.5   29.8
08/15/2018 23:00:00     4.97   -12.56    13.51  158.4   29.8



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
08/15/2018 00:11:17      1.1        6
08/15/2018 01:11:20      1.0        5
08/15/2018 02:11:17      1.0        5
08/15/2018 03:11:16      1.0        6
08/15/2018 04:11:16      1.1        6
08/15/2018 05:11:17      1.2        6
08/15/2018 06:11:18      1.2        5
08/15/2018 07:11:18      1.1        5
08/15/2018 08:11:20      1.2        6
08/15/2018 09:11:16      1.3        6
08/15/2018 10:11:16      1.3        5
08/15/2018 11:11:20      1.3        6
08/15/2018 12:11:16      1.4        6
08/15/2018 13:11:17      1.4        6
08/15/2018 14:11:21      1.3        6
08/15/2018 15:11:15      1.3        6
08/15/2018 16:11:19      1.3        5
08/15/2018 17:11:17      1.2        6
08/15/2018 18:11:17      1.3        6
08/15/2018 19:11:18      1.2        6
08/15/2018 20:11:18      1.3        6
08/15/2018 21:11:17      1.3        6
08/15/2018 22:11:17      1.4        6
08/15/2018 23:11:21      1.3        6
       
 

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    29.74    30.21    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 00:30:00    29.74    30.22    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:00:00    29.73    30.21    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:30:00    29.71    30.20    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:00:00    29.71    30.20    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:30:00    29.70    30.19    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:00:00    29.69    30.19    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:30:00    29.68    30.18    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:00:00    29.68    30.18    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:30:00    29.67    30.18    16.94     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:00:00    29.66    30.18    16.94     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:30:00    29.65    30.17    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:00:00    29.65    30.16    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:30:00    29.63    30.16    16.94     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:00:00    29.64    30.16    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:30:00    29.63    30.16    16.93     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:00:00    29.63    31.09    17.51     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:30:00    29.62    32.69    18.51     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:00:00    29.61    42.23    24.57     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:30:00    29.61    33.34    18.92     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:00:00    29.59    39.36    22.74     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:30:00    29.57    48.00    28.36     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:00:00    29.58    42.71    24.90     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:30:00    29.56    42.03    24.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:00:00    29.55    33.68    19.15     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:30:00    29.56    33.67    19.14     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:00:00    29.56    21.69    11.82     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:30:00    29.55    26.21    14.54     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:00:00    29.55    42.67    24.89     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:30:00    29.57    34.41    19.61     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:00:00    29.57    47.25    27.87     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:30:00    29.59    32.62    18.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:00:00    29.60    56.12    33.77     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:30:00    29.60    55.77    33.54     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:00:00    29.63    42.51    24.74     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:30:00    29.63    53.03    31.67     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:00:00    29.69    54.20    32.42     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:30:00    29.72    33.01    18.67     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:00:00    29.75    37.62    21.55     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:30:00    29.75    49.81    29.46     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:00:00    29.78    38.64    22.19     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:30:00    29.78    37.45    21.43     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:00:00    29.80    35.02    19.90     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:30:00    29.79    37.79    21.65     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:00:00    29.80    43.92    25.57     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:30:00    29.80    36.40    20.76     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 23:00:00    29.80    44.49    25.94     0.00     0.00