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 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 06/27/2017 04:00 UTC (06/26/2017 23:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 27.66 cm/s (0.54 kts) Direction: 226 °T (SW) Water Temp: 29°C (84 °F)
System Voltage: 12.4 V Signal Strength: -2.3 dB Ping Count: 140
Wind: 5.7 m/s (11.0 kts)
          From 150°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 27 °C (81 °F)
Relative Humidity:  80 %
Pressure: 1014.2 mb (29.95 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
06/27/2017 00:00:00   -12.96   -23.60    26.92  208.8   29.3
06/27/2017 00:30:00   -14.28   -23.90    27.84  210.9   29.3
06/27/2017 01:00:00   -13.99   -24.67    28.36  209.6   29.4
06/27/2017 01:30:00   -15.22   -21.59    26.42  215.2   29.4
06/27/2017 02:00:00   -10.90   -11.33    15.72  223.9   29.3
06/27/2017 02:30:00   -13.82   -20.04    24.34  214.6   29.3
06/27/2017 03:00:00   -17.56   -17.85    25.04  224.5   29.2
06/27/2017 03:30:00   -18.37   -17.57    25.42  226.3   29.1
06/27/2017 04:00:00   -19.84   -19.28    27.66  225.8   29.1



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
06/27/2017 00:00:00    29.28    53.19    32.00     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 00:30:00    29.29    53.16    31.98     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 01:00:00    29.35    53.19    31.96     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 01:30:00    29.35    53.24    31.99     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 02:00:00    29.29    53.23    32.02     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 02:30:00    29.21    53.15    32.03     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 03:00:00    29.14    53.16    32.08     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 03:30:00    29.08    53.18    32.13     0.00     0.00
06/27/2017 04:00:00    29.08    53.19    32.14     0.00     0.00