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TABS Buoy J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 08/01/2015 16:30 UTC (08/01/2015 11:30 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 12.37 cm/s (0.24 kts) Direction: 40 °T (NE) Water Temp: 27°C (80 °F)
System Voltage: 12.1 V Signal Strength: -3.3 dB Ping Count: 129
Wind: 3.5 m/s (6.9 kts)
          From 351°T (N)
Air Temp: 27 °C (80 °F)
Relative Humidity:  84 %
Pressure: 1014.5 mb (29.96 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/01/2015 00:00:00     7.27   -10.82    13.04  146.1   26.9
08/01/2015 00:30:00     9.30   -11.31    14.64  140.6   26.9
08/01/2015 01:00:00     8.09   -11.83    14.33  145.6   26.9
08/01/2015 01:30:00     5.18   -11.98    13.05  156.6   27.0
08/01/2015 02:00:00     7.13   -20.81    22.00  161.1   27.1
08/01/2015 02:30:00     5.63   -23.20    23.87  166.4   27.2
08/01/2015 03:00:00     1.03   -28.44    28.46  177.9   27.2
08/01/2015 03:30:00    -0.49   -29.50    29.50  181.0   27.3
08/01/2015 04:00:00    -2.19   -31.30    31.38  184.0   27.3
08/01/2015 04:30:00    -4.89   -25.84    26.30  190.7   27.4
08/01/2015 05:00:00    -6.23   -23.79    24.59  194.7   27.4
08/01/2015 05:30:00    -8.54   -23.59    25.09  199.9   27.4
08/01/2015 06:00:00   -10.21   -18.41    21.05  209.0   27.3
08/01/2015 06:30:00   -12.40   -17.64    21.56  215.1   27.4
08/01/2015 07:00:00   -12.56   -13.75    18.62  222.4   27.3
08/01/2015 07:30:00   -14.40   -13.82    19.96  226.2   27.3
08/01/2015 08:00:00   -15.64    -8.75    17.92  240.8   27.3
08/01/2015 08:30:00   -20.04    -5.78    20.86  253.9   27.3
08/01/2015 09:00:00   -20.05    -1.43    20.10  265.9   27.2
08/01/2015 09:30:00   -20.24     1.39    20.29  273.9   27.2
08/01/2015 10:00:00   -21.62     4.40    22.06  281.5   27.1
08/01/2015 10:30:00   -19.28     7.78    20.79  292.0   27.1
08/01/2015 11:00:00   -15.66     9.10    18.11  300.2   27.1
08/01/2015 11:30:00   -14.05    13.76    19.67  314.4   27.1
08/01/2015 12:00:00   -12.29    15.73    19.96  322.0   27.1
08/01/2015 12:30:00    -7.84    15.08    17.00  332.5   27.0
08/01/2015 13:00:00    -3.00    16.65    16.92  349.8   27.0
08/01/2015 13:30:00    -3.27    17.71    18.01  349.5   27.0
08/01/2015 14:00:00    -1.50    16.23    16.30  354.7   27.0
08/01/2015 14:30:00    -0.13    14.91    14.91  359.5   26.9
08/01/2015 15:00:00     3.77    18.48    18.86   11.5   27.0
08/01/2015 15:30:00     3.74    16.15    16.58   13.0   27.0
08/01/2015 16:00:00     6.04    15.10    16.26   21.8   26.9
08/01/2015 16:30:00     7.87     9.54    12.37   39.5   26.9



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/01/2015 00:00:00    27.11     5.70    36.20     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 00:30:00    27.10     5.69    36.19     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 01:00:00    27.09     5.69    36.20     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 01:30:00    27.16     5.70    36.19     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 02:00:00    27.02     5.69    36.20     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 02:30:00    27.31     5.72    36.18     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 03:00:00    27.31     5.72    36.18     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 03:30:00    27.35     5.72    36.17     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 04:00:00    27.42     5.72    36.16     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 04:30:00    27.44     5.73    36.16     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 05:00:00    27.44     5.73    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 05:30:00    27.42     5.72    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 06:00:00    27.43     5.72    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 06:30:00    27.42     5.72    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 07:00:00    27.39     5.72    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 07:30:00    27.36     5.72    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 08:00:00    27.35     5.72    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 08:30:00    27.31     5.71    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 09:00:00    27.26     5.71    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 09:30:00    27.26     5.71    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 10:00:00    27.20     5.70    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 10:30:00    27.15     5.69    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 11:00:00    27.16     5.70    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 11:30:00    27.15     5.69    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 12:00:00    27.13     5.69    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 12:30:00    27.09     5.69    36.15     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 13:00:00    27.03     5.68    36.16     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 13:30:00    27.05     5.68    36.16     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 14:00:00    27.04     5.68    36.16     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 14:30:00    27.05     5.69    36.17     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 15:00:00    27.06     5.69    36.17     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 15:30:00    27.08     5.69    36.17     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 16:00:00    27.07     5.69    36.18     0.00     0.00
08/01/2015 16:30:00    26.98     5.68    36.20     0.00     0.00