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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 04/20/2014 21:30 UTC (04/20/2014 16:30 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 2.83 cm/s (0.05 kts) Direction: 258 °T (WSW) Water Temp: 20°C (69 °F)
System Voltage: 12.3 V Signal Strength: -2.2 dB Ping Count: 58
Wind: 4.8 m/s (9.4 kts)
          From 108°T (ESE)
Air Temp: 20 °C (69 °F)
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1012.1 mb (29.89 inHg)

  


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Today's Velocity Data (download)

   Date   |  Time  |   East |   North|   Speed|  Dir | WaterT |
          |  (UTC) |  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)| (°T) |  (°C)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
04/20/2014 00:00:00     0.20    10.41    10.41    1.1   20.2
04/20/2014 00:30:00     0.92     8.59     8.64    6.1   20.2
04/20/2014 01:00:00     1.22     7.88     7.97    8.8   20.2
04/20/2014 01:30:00    -1.08     9.70     9.76  353.6   20.1
04/20/2014 02:00:00     0.87     2.83     2.96   17.1   20.1
04/20/2014 02:30:00     1.09     3.94     4.09   15.5   20.1
04/20/2014 03:00:00     1.01     4.90     5.00   11.6   20.1
04/20/2014 03:30:00     3.97     0.94     4.08   76.7   20.1
04/20/2014 04:00:00     2.00     0.31     2.02   81.2   20.1
04/20/2014 04:30:00    -1.32     1.16     1.76  311.3   20.1
04/20/2014 05:00:00     3.25     1.29     3.50   68.4   20.0
04/20/2014 05:30:00     5.40    -1.75     5.68  108.0   20.0
04/20/2014 06:00:00     2.56    -0.68     2.65  104.9   20.0
04/20/2014 06:30:00     2.18    -0.74     2.30  108.7   20.0
04/20/2014 07:00:00     1.42    -4.43     4.65  162.2   19.9
04/20/2014 07:30:00    -1.72    -2.46     3.00  215.0   19.9
04/20/2014 08:00:00     1.21    -3.19     3.41  159.2   19.9
04/20/2014 08:30:00    -0.89    -3.11     3.23  196.0   19.9
04/20/2014 09:00:00    -1.34    -2.74     3.05  206.1   19.9
04/20/2014 09:30:00    -2.21    -4.59     5.09  205.7   19.9
04/20/2014 10:00:00    -0.72    -1.66     1.81  203.4   19.9
04/20/2014 10:30:00    -1.12    -0.78     1.36  235.1   19.9
04/20/2014 11:00:00    -2.68    -2.54     3.69  226.5   19.9
04/20/2014 11:30:00    -1.42    -2.97     3.29  205.6   19.9
04/20/2014 12:00:00    -4.13    -3.22     5.24  232.1   19.9
04/20/2014 12:30:00    -0.82    -1.92     2.09  203.1   19.9
04/20/2014 13:00:00    -2.11    -4.13     4.64  207.1   19.9
04/20/2014 13:30:00    -2.08    -2.69     3.40  217.7   19.9
04/20/2014 14:00:00    -4.24    -1.66     4.55  248.6   19.9
04/20/2014 14:30:00     0.30    -3.80     3.81  175.5   19.9
04/20/2014 15:00:00    -3.53    -4.38     5.63  218.9   19.9
04/20/2014 15:30:00    -4.78    -3.17     5.74  236.4   20.0
04/20/2014 16:00:00    -8.21    -2.41     8.56  253.6   20.0
04/20/2014 16:30:00    -6.34    -0.86     6.40  262.3   20.1
04/20/2014 17:00:00    -5.55    -0.88     5.62  261.0   20.1
04/20/2014 17:30:00    -4.83     0.51     4.86  276.0   20.2
04/20/2014 18:00:00    -2.43    -1.92     3.10  231.7   20.2
04/20/2014 18:30:00    -3.46     0.01     3.46  270.2   20.3
04/20/2014 19:00:00    -6.83     0.81     6.88  276.8   20.4
04/20/2014 19:30:00    -4.69    -0.67     4.74  261.9   20.4
04/20/2014 20:00:00    -3.81     1.17     3.99  287.1   20.5
04/20/2014 20:30:00    -2.62     1.03     2.82  291.5   20.5
04/20/2014 21:00:00    -4.06     0.90     4.16  282.5   20.5
04/20/2014 21:30:00    -2.77    -0.57     2.83  258.4   20.5



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
04/20/2014 00:00:00    20.11     4.44    32.06     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 00:30:00    20.11     4.44    32.06     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 01:00:00    20.08     4.44    32.06     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 01:30:00    20.08     4.44    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 02:00:00    20.06     4.44    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 02:30:00    20.03     4.43    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 03:00:00    20.03     4.43    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 03:30:00    20.00     4.43    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 04:00:00    19.98     4.43    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 04:30:00    19.96     4.43    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 05:00:00    19.94     4.43    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 05:30:00    19.91     4.42    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 06:00:00    19.90     4.42    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 06:30:00    19.89     4.42    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 07:00:00    19.87     4.42    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 07:30:00    19.86     4.42    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 08:00:00    19.85     4.42    32.06     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 08:30:00    19.83     4.42    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 09:00:00    19.82     4.41    32.06     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 09:30:00    19.81     4.41    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 10:00:00    19.81     4.41    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 10:30:00    19.80     4.41    32.07     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 11:00:00    19.80     4.42    32.10     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 11:30:00    19.79     4.42    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 12:00:00    19.80     4.42    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 12:30:00    19.80     4.42    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 13:00:00    19.80     4.42    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 13:30:00    19.81     4.42    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 14:00:00    19.83     4.42    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 14:30:00    19.85     4.42    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 15:00:00    19.90     4.43    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 15:30:00    19.94     4.43    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 16:00:00    20.01     4.44    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 16:30:00    20.06     4.44    32.12     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 17:00:00    20.14     4.45    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 17:30:00    20.19     4.45    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 18:00:00    20.27     4.46    32.10     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 18:30:00    20.33     4.47    32.10     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 19:00:00    20.37     4.47    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 19:30:00    20.46     4.48    32.11     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 20:00:00    20.51     4.48    32.10     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 20:30:00    20.49     4.48    32.09     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 21:00:00    20.46     4.48    32.10     0.00     0.00
04/20/2014 21:30:00    20.42     4.47    32.10     0.00     0.00