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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 10/31/2014 23:00 UTC (10/31/2014 18:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 19.44 cm/s (0.38 kts) Direction: 99 °T (E) Water Temp: 27°C (81 °F)
System Voltage: 12.8 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 132
Wind: 7.2 m/s (13.9 kts)
          From 32°T (NNE)
Air Temp: 24 °C (76 °F)
Relative Humidity:  69 %
Pressure: 1020.5 mb (30.14 inHg)

  


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Today's Velocity Data (download)

   Date   |  Time  |   East |   North|   Speed|  Dir | WaterT |
          |  (UTC) |  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)| (°T) |  (°C)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
10/31/2014 00:00:00     6.64    -3.63     7.57  118.7   27.4
10/31/2014 00:30:00     7.61    -7.04    10.37  132.8   27.4
10/31/2014 01:00:00     8.10    -5.90    10.02  126.1   27.3
10/31/2014 01:30:00     5.80    -3.44     6.74  120.7   27.3
10/31/2014 02:00:00     7.38    -5.27     9.07  125.5   27.3
10/31/2014 02:30:00     5.70    -3.29     6.58  120.0   27.2
10/31/2014 03:00:00     6.04    -2.90     6.70  115.6   27.2
10/31/2014 03:30:00     4.87    -1.70     5.16  109.2   27.2
10/31/2014 04:00:00     5.34    -1.85     5.65  109.1   27.2
10/31/2014 04:30:00     7.94     0.42     7.95   87.0   27.2
10/31/2014 05:00:00     6.95     1.11     7.04   80.9   27.1
10/31/2014 05:30:00     7.95     2.19     8.25   74.6   27.1
10/31/2014 06:00:00     8.18     2.91     8.68   70.4   27.1
10/31/2014 06:30:00     8.79     2.35     9.10   75.0   27.1
10/31/2014 07:00:00     5.98     1.36     6.13   77.2   27.1
10/31/2014 07:30:00     7.51     2.03     7.78   74.9   27.1
10/31/2014 08:00:00     7.33     1.77     7.54   76.4   27.1
10/31/2014 08:30:00     8.18     2.07     8.44   75.8   27.0
10/31/2014 09:00:00     7.79     2.06     8.06   75.2   27.0
10/31/2014 09:30:00     8.22     2.50     8.59   73.1   27.0
10/31/2014 10:00:00     7.81     4.00     8.77   62.9   27.0
10/31/2014 10:30:00     9.67     2.58    10.01   75.1   27.0
10/31/2014 11:00:00     9.73     1.44     9.84   81.6   27.0
10/31/2014 11:30:00     7.38     2.20     7.70   73.4   27.0
10/31/2014 12:00:00    10.82     1.13    10.88   84.0   27.0
10/31/2014 12:30:00    10.83     4.02    11.55   69.6   27.0
10/31/2014 13:00:00     8.80     1.63     8.95   79.5   27.0
10/31/2014 13:30:00     8.10     2.77     8.56   71.1   27.0
10/31/2014 14:00:00     9.43     0.74     9.46   85.5   27.0
10/31/2014 14:30:00     8.16     2.37     8.50   73.8   27.0
10/31/2014 15:00:00     7.51     3.57     8.32   64.6   27.0
10/31/2014 15:30:00    10.71     0.51    10.72   87.3   27.0
10/31/2014 16:00:00    13.71     0.25    13.71   89.0   27.0
10/31/2014 16:30:00    13.81     2.54    14.04   79.6   27.0
10/31/2014 17:00:00    12.69    -0.74    12.71   93.3   27.0
10/31/2014 17:30:00    15.81    -0.02    15.81   90.1   27.0
10/31/2014 18:00:00    16.91   -13.34    21.54  128.3   26.8
10/31/2014 18:30:00    22.87   -13.34    26.48  120.3   26.9
10/31/2014 19:00:00    23.14   -16.23    28.26  125.0   26.8
10/31/2014 19:30:00    22.21   -14.76    26.67  123.6   26.9
10/31/2014 20:00:00    22.40    -9.85    24.47  113.7   27.0
10/31/2014 20:30:00    18.95    -9.13    21.03  115.7   27.0
10/31/2014 21:00:00    22.21    -9.35    24.10  112.8   27.0
10/31/2014 21:30:00    18.06    -4.78    18.68  104.8   27.1
10/31/2014 22:00:00    20.77    -4.23    21.20  101.5   27.1
10/31/2014 22:30:00    17.98    -0.82    18.00   92.6   27.1
10/31/2014 23:00:00    19.21    -3.01    19.44   98.9   27.2



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
10/31/2014 00:00:00    27.30     5.61    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 00:30:00    27.27     5.61    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 01:00:00    27.23     5.60    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 01:30:00    27.20     5.60    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 02:00:00    27.19     5.60    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 02:30:00    27.18     5.60    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 03:00:00    27.15     5.59    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 03:30:00    27.14     5.59    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 04:00:00    27.11     5.59    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 04:30:00    27.08     5.59    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 05:00:00    27.07     5.59    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 05:30:00    27.07     5.59    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 06:00:00    27.05     5.58    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 06:30:00    27.03     5.58    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 07:00:00    27.00     5.58    35.44     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 07:30:00    26.99     5.58    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 08:00:00    26.97     5.58    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 08:30:00    26.95     5.58    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 09:00:00    26.95     5.57    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 09:30:00    26.93     5.57    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 10:00:00    26.93     5.57    35.45     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 10:30:00    26.92     5.57    35.46     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 11:00:00    26.93     5.57    35.46     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 11:30:00    26.93     5.57    35.46     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 12:00:00    26.93     5.57    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 12:30:00    26.93     5.58    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 13:00:00    26.92     5.57    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 13:30:00    26.90     5.57    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 14:00:00    26.92     5.57    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 15:00:00    26.94     5.58    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 15:30:00    26.95     5.58    35.48     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 16:00:00    26.95     5.58    35.48     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 16:30:00    26.96     5.58    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 17:00:00    26.96     5.58    35.46     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 17:30:00    26.95     5.57    35.40     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 18:00:00    26.66     5.35    34.02     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 18:30:00    26.61     5.37    34.25     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 19:00:00    26.78     5.49    34.97     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 19:30:00    26.84     5.52    35.12     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 20:00:00    26.95     5.56    35.32     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 20:30:00    27.00     5.57    35.41     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 21:00:00    26.98     5.57    35.37     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 21:30:00    27.03     5.58    35.42     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 22:00:00    27.08     5.59    35.47     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 22:30:00    27.10     5.60    35.49     0.00     0.00
10/31/2014 23:00:00    27.10     5.60    35.50     0.00     0.00