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 J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 03/26/2017 10:00 UTC (03/26/2017 05:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 43.21 cm/s (0.84 kts) Direction: 6 °T (N) Water Temp: 23°C (74 °F)
System Voltage: 11.7 V Signal Strength: -2.3 dB Ping Count: 126
Wind: 6.3 m/s (12.3 kts)
          From 168°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 22 °C (72 °F)
Relative Humidity:  89 %
Pressure: 1010.7 mb (29.85 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
03/26/2017 00:00:00    11.00    36.07    37.71   17.0   23.1
03/26/2017 00:30:00     8.68    35.98    37.01   13.6   23.0
03/26/2017 01:00:00     9.22    37.30    38.42   13.9   23.0
03/26/2017 01:30:00     9.71    36.47    37.74   14.9   23.0
03/26/2017 02:00:00    10.06    35.38    36.78   15.9   23.0
03/26/2017 02:30:00     7.16    34.59    35.32   11.7   23.0
03/26/2017 03:00:00     8.06    35.41    36.32   12.8   23.1
03/26/2017 03:30:00    10.53    37.66    39.10   15.6   23.1
03/26/2017 04:00:00    11.04    40.30    41.78   15.3   23.1
03/26/2017 04:30:00    12.46    39.69    41.60   17.4   23.1
03/26/2017 05:00:00    11.11    40.65    42.14   15.3   23.1
03/26/2017 05:30:00     9.24    40.87    41.90   12.7   23.1
03/26/2017 06:00:00     6.62    42.32    42.83    8.9   23.1
03/26/2017 06:30:00     4.77    42.69    42.96    6.4   23.1
03/26/2017 07:00:00     6.84    41.64    42.20    9.3   23.1
03/26/2017 07:30:00     5.60    41.23    41.61    7.7   23.1
03/26/2017 08:00:00     4.75    38.63    38.92    7.0   23.1
03/26/2017 08:30:00     2.42    41.36    41.43    3.3   23.0
03/26/2017 09:00:00     4.44    40.95    41.19    6.2   23.0
03/26/2017 09:30:00     4.60    43.85    44.09    6.0   23.1
03/26/2017 10:00:00     4.47    42.98    43.21    5.9   23.1



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
03/26/2017 00:00:00    23.04    50.55    34.62     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 00:30:00    23.00    50.47    34.59     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 01:00:00    22.97    50.43    34.58     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 01:30:00    22.97    50.42    34.58     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 02:00:00    22.99    50.44    34.57     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 02:30:00    23.00    50.45    34.57     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 03:00:00    23.01    50.46    34.58     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 03:30:00    23.08    50.59    34.62     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 04:00:00    23.12    50.62    34.61     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 04:30:00    23.11    50.53    34.55     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 05:00:00    23.07    50.44    34.51     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 05:30:00    23.05    50.33    34.45     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 06:00:00    23.04    50.25    34.39     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 06:30:00    23.06    50.23    34.36     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 07:00:00    23.07    50.21    34.34     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 07:30:00    23.05    50.16    34.31     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 08:00:00    23.01    50.10    34.30     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 08:30:00    23.00    50.07    34.28     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 09:00:00    23.01    50.05    34.26     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 09:30:00    23.05    50.05    34.23     0.00     0.00
03/26/2017 10:00:00    23.07    50.03    34.20     0.00     0.00