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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 07/25/2016 04:00 UTC (07/24/2016 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: 15.22 cm/s (0.30 kts) Direction: 13 °T (NNE) Water Temp: 29°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 12.7 V Signal Strength: -3.1 dB Ping Count: 143
Wind: 7.2 m/s (13.9 kts)
          From 156°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 28 °C (83 °F)
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1012.9 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
07/25/2016 00:00:00     4.11     8.23     9.20   26.5   29.4
07/25/2016 00:30:00     4.35     8.75     9.77   26.4   29.3
07/25/2016 01:00:00     2.18     9.67     9.91   12.7   29.3
07/25/2016 01:30:00     3.27    10.23    10.74   17.7   29.3
07/25/2016 02:00:00     2.10    11.85    12.03   10.0   29.3
07/25/2016 02:30:00     3.30     9.44    10.00   19.3   29.3
07/25/2016 03:00:00     3.66    10.06    10.71   20.0   29.3
07/25/2016 03:30:00     4.17    11.22    11.97   20.4   29.3
07/25/2016 04:00:00     3.41    14.83    15.22   12.9   29.2



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
07/25/2016 00:00:00    29.24    58.21    35.45     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 00:30:00    29.21    58.19    35.46     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 01:00:00    29.20    58.17    35.45     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 01:30:00    29.18    58.16    35.46     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 02:00:00    29.17    58.15    35.46     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 02:30:00    29.17    58.15    35.46     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 03:00:00    29.16    58.15    35.46     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 03:30:00    29.14    58.12    35.46     0.00     0.00
07/25/2016 04:00:00    29.12    58.11    35.47     0.00     0.00