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In the map below, click on each of the TABS buoys to access their half-hourly data for the last 5 days or to perform database searches.
Buoy Map - You may also select buoys below
Bathymetric contours shown for these depths(meters): 20, 50, 200, 2000, 3500
The vectors on the map point toward the direction that the currents or winds are flowing
and represent the average for the last three hours of the available data.
The date and time at each station indicates the end of the three-hour average.
Last Data Reported
B 06/29/2015 23:30Z (18:30 CDT)
D 08/02/2015 09:00Z (04:00 CDT)
F 08/02/2015 08:30Z (03:30 CDT)
J 08/02/2015 09:30Z (04:30 CDT)
K 08/02/2015 09:00Z (04:00 CDT)
N 07/29/2015 40:00Z (18:00 CST)
R 08/02/2015 09:30Z (04:30 CDT)
V 08/02/2015 09:00Z (04:00 CDT)
W 08/02/2015 05:30Z (00:30 CDT)

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