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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 10/22/2014 08:30 UTC (10/22/2014 03:30 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 20.68 cm/s (0.40 kts) Direction: 105 °T (ESE) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 12.1 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 111
Wind: 7.9 m/s (15.4 kts)
          From 79°T (E)
Air Temp: 26 °C (79 °F)
Relative Humidity:  95 %
Pressure: 1013.0 mb (29.91 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
10/22/2014 00:00:00    20.30    -2.16    20.41   96.1   27.7
10/22/2014 00:30:00    20.59    -1.14    20.62   93.2   27.7
10/22/2014 01:00:00    17.96     1.57    18.03   85.0   27.6
10/22/2014 01:30:00    15.82     1.72    15.91   83.8   27.6
10/22/2014 02:00:00    22.09    -0.74    22.10   91.9   27.6
10/22/2014 02:30:00    22.50     0.46    22.50   88.8   27.6
10/22/2014 03:00:00    21.15    -1.07    21.18   92.9   27.6
10/22/2014 03:30:00    22.41    -1.22    22.44   93.1   27.6
10/22/2014 04:00:00    21.53    -1.41    21.58   93.7   27.6
10/22/2014 04:30:00    21.21    -1.17    21.24   93.2   27.6
10/22/2014 05:00:00    22.72     0.37    22.72   89.1   27.6
10/22/2014 05:30:00    23.23    -0.18    23.23   90.4   27.6
10/22/2014 06:00:00    21.07    -1.67    21.14   94.5   27.6
10/22/2014 06:30:00    23.58    -0.55    23.59   91.3   27.6
10/22/2014 07:00:00    20.59    -2.56    20.75   97.1   27.6
10/22/2014 07:30:00    22.09     1.58    22.15   85.9   27.6
10/22/2014 08:00:00    19.65     0.85    19.67   87.5   27.6
10/22/2014 08:30:00    19.95    -5.46    20.68  105.3   27.6



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
10/22/2014 00:00:00    27.64     5.67    35.58     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 00:30:00    27.59     5.66    35.58     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 01:00:00    27.56     5.66    35.59     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 01:30:00    27.57     5.66    35.61     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 02:00:00    27.58     5.67    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 02:30:00    27.57     5.66    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 03:00:00    27.56     5.66    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 03:30:00    27.57     5.67    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 04:00:00    27.57     5.67    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 04:30:00    27.57     5.67    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 05:00:00    27.56     5.66    35.62     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 05:30:00    27.55     5.66    35.63     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 06:00:00    27.55     5.67    35.64     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 06:30:00    27.55     5.67    35.67     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 07:00:00    27.57     5.67    35.67     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 07:30:00    27.57     5.67    35.69     0.00     0.00
10/22/2014 08:30:00    27.55     5.67    35.66     0.00     0.00