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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 09/01/2014 04:00 UTC (08/31/2014 23:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 9.50 cm/s (0.18 kts) Direction: 77 °T (ENE) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 12.3 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 130
Wind: 5.3 m/s (10.4 kts)
          From 141°T (SE)
Air Temp: 28 °C (82 °F)
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1013.3 mb (29.92 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
09/01/2014 00:00:00     6.35     7.14     9.56   41.6   28.0
09/01/2014 00:30:00     7.91     4.93     9.32   58.1   28.0
09/01/2014 01:00:00     4.66     4.18     6.26   48.1   28.0
09/01/2014 01:30:00     4.60     2.87     5.42   58.0   27.9
09/01/2014 02:00:00     7.44     3.98     8.44   61.9   28.0
09/01/2014 02:30:00     9.40     4.49    10.42   64.5   28.0
09/01/2014 03:00:00    11.45     3.55    11.99   72.8   27.9
09/01/2014 03:30:00    11.20     0.10    11.20   89.5   27.9
09/01/2014 04:00:00     9.27     2.09     9.50   77.3   27.9



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
09/01/2014 00:00:00    28.07     5.79    36.15     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 00:30:00    28.00     5.79    36.16     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 01:00:00    27.98     5.79    36.17     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 01:30:00    27.97     5.79    36.17     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 02:00:00    27.92     5.78    36.18     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 02:30:00    27.91     5.78    36.19     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 03:00:00    27.86     5.78    36.20     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 03:30:00    27.84     5.78    36.21     0.00     0.00
09/01/2014 04:00:00    27.85     5.78    36.21     0.00     0.00