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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 09/17/2014 14:00 UTC (09/17/2014 09:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 13.75 cm/s (0.27 kts) Direction: 267 °T (W) Water Temp: 29°C (84 °F)
System Voltage: 12.4 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 134
Wind: 4.6 m/s (8.8 kts)
          From 184°T (S)
Air Temp: 28 °C (83 °F)
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1014.0 mb (29.94 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
09/17/2014 00:00:00    -2.41     1.24     2.71  297.2   29.0
09/17/2014 00:30:00    -5.39     0.52     5.42  275.5   28.9
09/17/2014 01:00:00    -2.15    -0.77     2.28  250.3   28.9
09/17/2014 01:30:00    -2.96    -1.49     3.31  243.3   28.9
09/17/2014 02:00:00    -3.03    -0.24     3.04  265.5   28.9
09/17/2014 02:30:00    -4.22    -1.62     4.52  249.0   28.9
09/17/2014 03:00:00    -4.60     1.13     4.74  283.8   28.8
09/17/2014 03:30:00    -5.05    -1.60     5.30  252.4   28.8
09/17/2014 04:00:00    -5.53    -0.27     5.54  267.2   28.8
09/17/2014 04:30:00    -4.33    -0.32     4.34  265.8   28.8
09/17/2014 05:00:00    -6.81     0.33     6.82  272.8   28.8
09/17/2014 05:30:00    -6.93    -0.10     6.93  269.2   28.8
09/17/2014 06:00:00    -6.92    -0.66     6.95  264.6   28.8
09/17/2014 06:30:00    -7.56     1.21     7.66  279.1   28.8
09/17/2014 07:00:00    -7.99    -2.28     8.31  254.1   28.7
09/17/2014 07:30:00    -6.09    -1.62     6.30  255.1   28.7
09/17/2014 08:00:00    -9.34    -0.50     9.35  266.9   28.7
09/17/2014 08:30:00   -10.15    -0.74    10.18  265.8   28.7
09/17/2014 09:00:00   -10.05    -0.35    10.06  268.0   28.7
09/17/2014 09:30:00   -12.85    -0.84    12.88  266.3   28.7
09/17/2014 10:00:00   -13.24    -0.39    13.25  268.3   28.7
09/17/2014 10:30:00   -12.28     1.02    12.32  274.7   28.7
09/17/2014 11:00:00   -11.98    -2.43    12.22  258.5   28.7
09/17/2014 11:30:00   -13.30    -5.05    14.23  249.2   28.7
09/17/2014 12:00:00   -12.18    -0.01    12.18  270.0   28.7
09/17/2014 12:30:00   -13.26    -0.42    13.27  268.2   28.7
09/17/2014 13:00:00   -11.55     0.06    11.55  270.3   28.7
09/17/2014 13:30:00   -11.90    -0.51    11.91  267.5   28.7
09/17/2014 14:00:00   -13.73    -0.79    13.75  266.7   28.7



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
09/17/2014 00:00:00    28.88     5.86    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 00:30:00    28.85     5.86    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 01:00:00    28.82     5.86    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 01:30:00    28.81     5.86    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 02:00:00    28.79     5.85    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 02:30:00    28.78     5.85    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 03:00:00    28.77     5.85    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 03:30:00    28.76     5.85    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 04:00:00    28.74     5.85    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 04:30:00    28.72     5.85    36.03     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 05:00:00    28.71     5.85    36.03     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 05:30:00    28.71     5.85    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 06:00:00    28.70     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 06:30:00    28.70     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 07:00:00    28.68     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 07:30:00    28.68     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 08:00:00    28.67     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 08:30:00    28.67     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 09:00:00    28.67     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 09:30:00    28.66     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 10:00:00    28.66     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 10:30:00    28.65     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 11:00:00    28.66     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 11:30:00    28.66     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 12:00:00    28.65     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 12:30:00    28.64     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 13:00:00    28.64     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 13:30:00    28.64     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00
09/17/2014 14:00:00    28.64     5.84    36.02     0.00     0.00