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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 08/27/2014 23:30 UTC (08/27/2014 18:30 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 57.38 cm/s (1.12 kts) Direction: 111 °T (ESE) Water Temp: 27°C (81 °F)
System Voltage: 13.3 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 99
Wind: 6.4 m/s (12.5 kts)
          From 28°T (NNE)
Air Temp: 27 °C (81 °F)
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1010.5 mb (29.84 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/27/2014 00:00:00     0.33   -25.47    25.47  179.3   27.9
08/27/2014 00:30:00    -0.78   -23.75    23.76  181.9   27.8
08/27/2014 01:00:00    -1.14   -11.65    11.71  185.6   27.8
08/27/2014 01:30:00    -0.90    -7.27     7.33  187.1   27.8
08/27/2014 02:00:00    -3.06   -10.66    11.09  196.0   27.8
08/27/2014 02:30:00    -4.44   -11.46    12.29  201.2   27.7
08/27/2014 03:00:00    -9.03   -14.42    17.01  212.1   27.7
08/27/2014 03:30:00   -12.11   -11.83    16.93  225.7   27.7
08/27/2014 04:00:00   -11.65    -3.72    12.23  252.3   27.7
08/27/2014 04:30:00    -8.22    -3.81     9.06  245.1   27.7
08/27/2014 05:00:00    -7.71     0.27     7.71  272.0   27.7
08/27/2014 05:30:00    -6.47    -0.48     6.49  265.8   27.7
08/27/2014 06:00:00    -6.67     3.70     7.63  299.0   27.6
08/27/2014 06:30:00    -5.33     5.72     7.82  317.0   27.6
08/27/2014 07:00:00    -3.52     7.46     8.25  334.7   27.6
08/27/2014 07:30:00    -2.52     3.82     4.58  326.6   27.6
08/27/2014 08:00:00    -3.87     5.19     6.47  323.3   27.5
08/27/2014 08:30:00     1.91     5.04     5.39   20.8   27.5
08/27/2014 09:00:00     2.72     3.21     4.21   40.3   27.5
08/27/2014 09:30:00     3.22     5.26     6.17   31.5   27.5
08/27/2014 10:00:00     4.69     7.39     8.75   32.4   27.4
08/27/2014 10:30:00     7.63     7.47    10.68   45.6   27.4
08/27/2014 11:00:00     4.73     3.42     5.84   54.1   27.4
08/27/2014 11:30:00     5.28     2.82     5.99   61.9   27.3
08/27/2014 12:00:00    15.75     9.60    18.45   58.6   27.3
08/27/2014 12:30:00    18.39    11.21    21.54   58.6   27.3
08/27/2014 13:00:00    21.09    11.81    24.17   60.8   27.3
08/27/2014 13:30:00    23.30     9.56    25.18   67.7   27.3
08/27/2014 14:00:00    25.40    11.99    28.09   64.7   27.3
08/27/2014 14:30:00    28.08    13.03    30.96   65.1   27.3
08/27/2014 15:00:00    30.01     9.84    31.58   71.8   27.3
08/27/2014 15:30:00    32.23    12.07    34.42   69.5   27.4
08/27/2014 16:00:00    33.30    10.06    34.79   73.2   27.4
08/27/2014 16:30:00    36.59     9.25    37.74   75.8   27.3
08/27/2014 17:00:00    37.44     8.23    38.33   77.6   27.4
08/27/2014 17:30:00    33.10     4.39    33.39   82.4   27.4
08/27/2014 18:00:00    28.01     2.05    28.08   85.8   27.4
08/27/2014 18:30:00    44.39     3.32    44.51   85.7   27.5
08/27/2014 19:00:00    45.87     1.04    45.88   88.7   27.4
08/27/2014 19:30:00    48.09     1.25    48.11   88.5   27.4
08/27/2014 20:00:00    46.53    -4.96    46.79   96.1   27.2
08/27/2014 20:30:00    46.23    -3.45    46.36   94.3   27.1
08/27/2014 21:00:00    48.93    -8.74    49.70  100.1   27.0
08/27/2014 21:30:00    51.31    -9.73    52.22  100.7   26.9
08/27/2014 22:00:00    52.95   -17.36    55.72  108.2   27.0
08/27/2014 22:30:00    52.34   -18.28    55.44  109.3   27.1
08/27/2014 23:00:00    53.88   -19.95    57.45  110.3   27.2
08/27/2014 23:30:00    53.60   -20.47    57.38  110.9   27.3



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/27/2014 00:00:00    27.76     5.80    36.42     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 00:30:00    27.74     5.80    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 01:00:00    27.70     5.79    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 01:30:00    27.71     5.79    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 02:00:00    27.66     5.79    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 02:30:00    27.62     5.78    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 03:00:00    27.59     5.78    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 03:30:00    27.68     5.79    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 04:00:00    27.61     5.78    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 04:30:00    27.63     5.79    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 05:00:00    27.64     5.79    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 05:30:00    27.58     5.78    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 06:00:00    27.55     5.78    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 06:30:00    27.55     5.78    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 07:00:00    27.48     5.77    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 07:30:00    27.48     5.77    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 08:00:00    27.47     5.77    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 08:30:00    27.44     5.77    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 09:00:00    27.41     5.76    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 09:30:00    27.38     5.76    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 10:00:00    27.35     5.76    36.44     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 10:30:00    27.31     5.75    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 11:00:00    27.28     5.75    36.43     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 11:30:00    27.27     5.75    36.42     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 12:00:00    27.25     5.74    36.42     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 12:30:00    27.26     5.74    36.42     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 13:00:00    27.29     5.75    36.41     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 13:30:00    27.25     5.74    36.41     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 14:00:00    27.22     5.74    36.42     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 14:30:00    27.28     5.74    36.40     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 15:00:00    27.32     5.75    36.41     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 15:30:00    27.21     5.74    36.40     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 16:00:00    27.31     5.74    36.37     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 16:30:00    27.41     5.75    36.37     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 17:00:00    27.33     5.75    36.37     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 17:30:00    27.35     5.75    36.39     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 18:00:00    27.52     5.76    36.37     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 18:30:00    27.46     5.76    36.36     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 19:00:00    27.39     5.75    36.36     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 19:30:00    27.20     5.73    36.36     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 20:00:00    27.02     5.71    36.36     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 20:30:00    27.00     5.71    36.36     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 21:00:00    26.84     5.69    36.36     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 21:30:00    26.86     5.69    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 22:00:00    26.99     5.70    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 22:30:00    27.12     5.72    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 23:00:00    27.24     5.73    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/27/2014 23:30:00    27.26     5.73    36.32     0.00     0.00