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 B -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy B Conditions at 08/15/2018 23:00 UTC (08/15/2018 18:00 CDT)
28° 58.9386'N   94° 53.9436'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 63 feet (19 meters)
Speed: 19.87 cm/s (0.39 kts) Direction: 56 °T (NE) Water Temp: 30°C (86 °F)
System Voltage: 12.8 V Signal Strength: -1.6 dB Ping Count: 30
Wind: 5.0 m/s (9.7 kts)
          From 177°T (S)
Air Temp: 29 °C (85 °F)
Relative Humidity:  78 %
Pressure: 1014.7 mb (29.96 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/15/2018 00:00:00     8.77     6.38    10.85   54.0   30.2
08/15/2018 00:30:00     8.62     5.34    10.14   58.2   30.1
08/15/2018 01:00:00     2.98    -0.13     2.98   92.5   30.1
08/15/2018 01:30:00     6.34     1.43     6.50   77.3   30.1
08/15/2018 02:00:00     3.52    -4.26     5.53  140.4   30.1
08/15/2018 02:30:00     5.48     1.35     5.64   76.2   30.1
08/15/2018 03:00:00     5.58    -7.15     9.07  142.0   30.0
08/15/2018 03:30:00    -0.09    -4.44     4.44  181.2   30.0
08/15/2018 04:00:00     1.13    -0.50     1.24  113.9   30.0
08/15/2018 04:30:00    -4.96    -3.00     5.80  238.8   30.0
08/15/2018 05:00:00     2.15    -0.06     2.15   91.6   29.9
08/15/2018 05:30:00     2.17     1.50     2.64   55.3   29.9
08/15/2018 06:00:00     0.28     3.86     3.87    4.1   29.9
08/15/2018 06:30:00    -2.31     2.82     3.65  320.7   29.9
08/15/2018 07:00:00     1.04     7.76     7.83    7.6   29.8
08/15/2018 07:30:00     6.55     9.02    11.15   36.0   29.8
08/15/2018 08:00:00     2.78     2.08     3.47   53.2   29.8
08/15/2018 08:30:00     2.28     7.57     7.91   16.8   29.8
08/15/2018 09:00:00    10.88     5.51    12.20   63.1   29.8
08/15/2018 09:30:00     3.71     2.75     4.62   53.5   29.9
08/15/2018 10:00:00     5.55     6.71     8.71   39.6   29.8
08/15/2018 10:30:00     5.18     7.75     9.32   33.8   29.8
08/15/2018 11:00:00     1.97     4.46     4.88   23.8   29.8
08/15/2018 11:30:00     0.92     5.85     5.92    8.9   29.8
08/15/2018 12:00:00     4.50     3.99     6.01   48.4   29.8
08/15/2018 12:30:00     2.03     2.03     2.87   45.0   29.8
08/15/2018 13:00:00     3.76     5.79     6.90   33.0   29.8
08/15/2018 13:30:00     0.67    -2.23     2.33  163.3   29.8
08/15/2018 14:00:00    -0.39    -2.53     2.56  188.8   29.8
08/15/2018 14:30:00     2.01    -2.71     3.37  143.4   29.8
08/15/2018 15:00:00     3.66     5.13     6.30   35.5   29.8
08/15/2018 15:30:00    -0.18     0.80     0.82  347.3   29.8
08/15/2018 16:00:00     2.08     1.87     2.80   48.0   29.8
08/15/2018 16:30:00    -2.84     2.38     3.71  310.0   29.9
08/15/2018 17:00:00     0.12     4.15     4.15    1.7   29.9
08/15/2018 17:30:00     2.76     5.40     6.06   27.1   29.9
08/15/2018 18:00:00     8.18     6.94    10.73   49.7   30.0
08/15/2018 18:30:00    10.94     6.56    12.76   59.1   30.0
08/15/2018 19:00:00    10.04     5.51    11.45   61.2   30.0
08/15/2018 19:30:00    13.06     9.11    15.92   55.1   30.0
08/15/2018 20:00:00     8.54     6.41    10.68   53.1   30.1
08/15/2018 20:30:00     3.91    10.96    11.64   19.6   30.1
08/15/2018 21:00:00     5.96     9.65    11.34   31.7   30.2
08/15/2018 21:30:00     8.87    13.61    16.25   33.1   30.2
08/15/2018 22:00:00     4.00    12.81    13.42   17.3   30.2
08/15/2018 22:30:00     9.57     9.93    13.79   43.9   30.2
08/15/2018 23:00:00    16.41    11.20    19.87   55.7   30.2



       
 

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    30.15    60.50    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 00:30:00    30.13    60.48    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:00:00    30.11    60.46    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:30:00    30.10    60.45    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:00:00    30.04    60.38    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:30:00    30.03    60.37    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:00:00    29.99    60.32    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:30:00    29.96    60.29    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:00:00    29.95    60.28    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:30:00    29.93    60.26    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:00:00    29.91    60.23    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:30:00    29.88    60.20    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:00:00    29.86    60.18    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:30:00    29.84    60.16    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:00:00    29.82    60.13    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:30:00    29.79    60.10    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:00:00    29.78    60.09    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:30:00    29.78    60.08    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:00:00    29.87    60.20    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:30:00    29.85    60.17    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:00:00    29.82    60.13    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:30:00    29.79    60.10    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:00:00    29.77    60.08    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:30:00    29.76    60.06    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:00:00    29.74    60.04    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:30:00    29.74    60.04    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:00:00    29.74    60.04    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:30:00    29.74    60.04    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:00:00    29.75    60.05    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:30:00    29.76    60.07    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:00:00    29.77    60.07    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:30:00    29.83    60.14    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:00:00    29.87    60.19    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:30:00    29.87    60.18    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:00:00    29.89    60.20    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:30:00    29.94    60.26    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:00:00    29.98    60.31    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:30:00    30.00    60.33    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:00:00    30.04    60.36    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:30:00    30.08    60.41    36.32     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:00:00    30.15    60.47    36.32     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:30:00    30.17    60.50    36.32     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:00:00    30.19    60.54    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:30:00    30.23    60.58    36.33     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:00:00    30.22    60.57    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:30:00    30.21    60.56    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 23:00:00    30.28    60.64    36.34     0.00     0.00