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 01/18/2017 13:00 UTC (01/18/2017 07:00 CST)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 7.78 cm/s (0.15 kts) Direction: 146 °T (SE) Water Temp: 18°C (65 °F)
System Voltage: 11.5 V Signal Strength: -3.0 dB Ping Count: 133
Wind: 2.7 m/s (5.2 kts)
          From 136°T (SE)
Air Temp: 19 °C (65 °F)
Relative Humidity:  99 %
Pressure: 1015.8 mb (30.00 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
01/18/2017 00:00:00    -7.27     0.60     7.29  274.7   18.5
01/18/2017 00:30:00    -6.11     2.74     6.70  294.2   18.5
01/18/2017 01:00:00    -5.81     4.02     7.07  304.7   18.6
01/18/2017 01:30:00    -7.90     3.42     8.61  293.4   18.6
01/18/2017 02:00:00    -3.42     4.19     5.41  320.8   18.5
01/18/2017 02:30:00    -3.26     5.13     6.08  327.6   18.5
01/18/2017 03:00:00    -0.95     1.62     1.88  329.6   18.5
01/18/2017 03:30:00    -1.81    -0.41     1.86  257.2   18.5
01/18/2017 04:00:00    -0.78     2.17     2.31  340.2   18.5
01/18/2017 04:30:00    -2.52     1.23     2.80  296.0   18.4
01/18/2017 05:00:00    -1.19     3.50     3.70  341.2   18.4
01/18/2017 05:30:00     0.20     2.79     2.80    4.1   18.4
01/18/2017 06:00:00    -0.36     2.59     2.61  352.1   18.4
01/18/2017 06:30:00     1.76     3.61     4.02   26.0   18.4
01/18/2017 07:00:00     2.10    -0.06     2.10   91.6   18.3
01/18/2017 07:30:00     3.30     0.41     3.33   82.9   18.3
01/18/2017 08:00:00     4.68    -2.35     5.24  116.7   18.2
01/18/2017 08:30:00     5.13    -1.20     5.27  103.2   18.2
01/18/2017 09:00:00     4.86    -3.76     6.14  127.7   18.2
01/18/2017 09:30:00     3.73    -4.63     5.95  141.1   18.2
01/18/2017 10:00:00     3.81    -5.82     6.96  146.8   18.2
01/18/2017 10:30:00     4.97    -3.87     6.30  127.9   18.2
01/18/2017 11:00:00     4.32    -6.40     7.72  146.0   18.2
01/18/2017 11:30:00     4.60    -5.23     6.97  138.7   18.5
01/18/2017 12:00:00     3.06    -7.56     8.16  158.0   18.4
01/18/2017 12:30:00     5.00    -5.02     7.09  135.1   18.3
01/18/2017 13:00:00     4.36    -6.44     7.78  145.9   18.4



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
01/18/2017 00:00:00    18.47    43.81    32.83     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 00:30:00    18.52    43.87    32.85     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 01:00:00    18.55    43.91    32.86     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 01:30:00    18.53    43.91    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 02:00:00    18.52    43.90    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 02:30:00    18.50    43.89    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 03:00:00    18.47    43.85    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 03:30:00    18.47    43.85    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 04:00:00    18.45    43.84    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 04:30:00    18.43    43.82    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 05:00:00    18.41    43.79    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 05:30:00    18.39    43.78    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 06:00:00    18.36    43.74    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 06:30:00    18.31    43.69    32.86     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 07:00:00    18.27    43.66    32.86     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 07:30:00    18.25    43.64    32.87     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 08:00:00    18.22    43.63    32.88     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 08:30:00    18.18    43.61    32.90     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 09:00:00    18.17    43.61    32.91     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 09:30:00    18.15    43.61    32.92     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 10:00:00    18.16    43.61    32.92     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 10:30:00    18.18    43.63    32.92     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 11:00:00    18.25    43.80    33.00     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 11:30:00    18.38    43.73    32.85     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 12:00:00    18.19    43.67    32.94     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 12:30:00    18.22    43.70    32.95     0.00     0.00
01/18/2017 13:00:00    18.27    43.79    32.98     0.00     0.00