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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 04/27/2015 08:00 UTC (04/27/2015 03:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 36.81 cm/s (0.72 kts) Direction: 327 °T (NNW) Water Temp: 25°C (77 °F)
System Voltage: 11.5 V Signal Strength: -2.3 dB Ping Count: 136
Wind: 3.7 m/s (7.1 kts)
          From 145°T (SE)
Air Temp: 24 °C (76 °F)
Relative Humidity:  100 %
Pressure: 998.6 mb (29.49 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
04/27/2015 00:00:00   -32.11    30.72    44.44  313.7   24.8
04/27/2015 00:30:00   -35.48    33.04    48.48  313.0   24.7
04/27/2015 01:00:00   -31.97    31.98    45.22  315.0   24.7
04/27/2015 01:30:00   -34.24    33.33    47.78  314.2   24.7
04/27/2015 02:00:00   -35.17    36.15    50.44  315.8   24.7
04/27/2015 02:30:00   -30.31    37.80    48.45  321.3   24.7
04/27/2015 03:00:00   -31.09    37.18    48.47  320.1   24.7
04/27/2015 03:30:00   -29.66    37.49    47.80  321.7   24.8
04/27/2015 04:00:00   -25.50    38.75    46.39  326.7   24.9
04/27/2015 04:30:00   -25.49    36.19    44.27  324.8   24.9
04/27/2015 05:00:00   -29.81    41.53    51.12  324.3   24.9
04/27/2015 05:30:00   -25.93    34.28    42.98  322.9   24.9
04/27/2015 06:00:00   -31.85    41.26    52.12  322.3   24.9
04/27/2015 06:30:00   -25.38    35.60    43.72  324.5   24.9
04/27/2015 07:00:00   -25.67    36.37    44.52  324.8   24.9
04/27/2015 07:30:00   -24.32    31.71    39.96  322.5   25.0
04/27/2015 08:00:00   -20.23    30.75    36.81  326.7   24.9



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
04/27/2015 00:00:00    24.79     4.53    29.42     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 00:30:00    24.81     4.54    29.49     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 01:00:00    24.76     4.51    29.30     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 01:30:00    24.85     4.55    29.54     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 02:00:00    24.77     4.51    29.29     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 02:30:00    24.77     4.55    29.57     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 03:00:00    24.91     4.61    29.93     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 03:30:00    24.89     4.58    29.78     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 04:00:00    24.74     4.52    29.44     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 04:30:00    24.82     4.53    29.46     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 05:00:00    24.97     4.56    29.55     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 05:30:00    25.01     4.60    29.78     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 06:00:00    25.03     4.59    29.73     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 06:30:00    25.10     4.60    29.78     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 07:00:00    25.12     4.63    29.96     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 07:30:00    25.11     4.62    29.89     0.00     0.00
04/27/2015 08:00:00    25.15     4.65    30.05     0.00     0.00