Texas General Land Office
 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 08/19/2017 19:30 UTC (08/19/2017 14:30 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 2.80 cm/s (0.05 kts) Direction: 26 °T (NNE) Water Temp: 27°C (81 °F)
System Voltage: 12.7 V Signal Strength: -3.3 dB Ping Count: 131
Wind: 3.8 m/s (7.4 kts)
          From 117°T (ESE)
Air Temp: 28 °C (83 °F)
Relative Humidity:  79 %
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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/19/2017 00:00:00    -4.31    16.75    17.30  345.6   27.9
08/19/2017 00:30:00    -4.77    12.37    13.26  338.9   27.8
08/19/2017 01:00:00    -5.37    13.36    14.40  338.1   27.8
08/19/2017 01:30:00    -9.51    23.26    25.13  337.8   27.8
08/19/2017 02:00:00    -7.60    19.10    20.56  338.3   27.7
08/19/2017 02:30:00   -10.45    23.07    25.33  335.6   27.7
08/19/2017 03:00:00    -9.94    23.41    25.43  337.0   27.7
08/19/2017 03:30:00    -5.87    21.65    22.43  344.8   27.7
08/19/2017 04:00:00    -5.11    23.01    23.57  347.5   27.6
08/19/2017 04:30:00    -1.88    27.03    27.10  356.0   27.6
08/19/2017 05:00:00    -0.46    24.17    24.17  358.9   27.5
08/19/2017 05:30:00     2.28    23.83    23.94    5.5   27.4
08/19/2017 06:00:00     2.86    28.10    28.25    5.8   27.4
08/19/2017 06:30:00     4.16    26.62    26.94    8.9   27.4
08/19/2017 07:00:00     5.50    27.47    28.02   11.3   27.4
08/19/2017 07:30:00     6.96    26.81    27.70   14.6   27.3
08/19/2017 08:00:00     6.92    26.56    27.45   14.6   27.3
08/19/2017 08:30:00     9.52    26.73    28.37   19.6   27.3
08/19/2017 09:00:00    10.65    28.42    30.35   20.5   27.2
08/19/2017 09:30:00    10.60    28.18    30.11   20.6   27.3
08/19/2017 10:00:00    11.30    25.45    27.85   23.9   27.3
08/19/2017 10:30:00    13.59    24.75    28.24   28.8   27.3
08/19/2017 11:00:00    14.23    24.03    27.93   30.6   27.3
08/19/2017 11:30:00    12.96    22.46    25.93   30.0   27.2
08/19/2017 12:00:00    10.51    20.89    23.38   26.7   27.2
08/19/2017 12:30:00    14.08    20.08    24.52   35.0   27.2
08/19/2017 13:00:00    14.39    20.80    25.29   34.7   27.2
08/19/2017 13:30:00    14.57    20.37    25.04   35.6   27.2
08/19/2017 14:00:00    13.68    19.52    23.84   35.0   27.2
08/19/2017 14:30:00    15.41    17.13    23.04   42.0   27.2
08/19/2017 15:00:00    15.26    14.32    20.93   46.8   27.1
08/19/2017 15:30:00    15.84    15.05    21.85   46.5   27.1
08/19/2017 16:00:00    12.19    10.41    16.03   49.5   27.1
08/19/2017 16:30:00     7.54     8.68    11.50   41.0   27.2
08/19/2017 17:00:00     6.41     6.77     9.32   43.4   27.1
08/19/2017 17:30:00     4.64     6.20     7.74   36.8   27.2
08/19/2017 18:00:00     3.42     7.63     8.36   24.1   27.3
08/19/2017 18:30:00     4.85     5.65     7.45   40.6   27.1
08/19/2017 19:00:00     3.61     4.22     5.55   40.5   27.1
08/19/2017 19:30:00     1.23     2.52     2.80   26.0   27.4



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/19/2017 00:00:00    27.81    56.08    35.03     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 00:30:00    27.82    56.07    35.01     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 01:00:00    27.82    56.07    35.02     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 01:30:00    27.75    56.01    35.03     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 02:00:00    27.69    55.95    35.03     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 02:30:00    27.70    55.96    35.03     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 03:00:00    27.66    55.94    35.04     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 03:30:00    27.62    55.91    35.05     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 04:00:00    27.59    55.87    35.05     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 04:30:00    27.55    55.83    35.05     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 05:00:00    27.46    55.74    35.05     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 05:30:00    27.38    55.65    35.05     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 06:00:00    27.37    55.65    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 06:30:00    27.35    55.63    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 07:00:00    27.33    55.61    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 07:30:00    27.29    55.57    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 08:00:00    27.22    55.50    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 08:30:00    27.23    55.51    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 09:00:00    27.25    55.52    35.05     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 09:30:00    27.28    55.56    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 10:00:00    27.32    55.61    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 10:30:00    27.26    55.55    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 11:00:00    27.26    55.55    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 11:30:00    27.20    55.50    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 12:00:00    27.17    55.46    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 12:30:00    27.14    55.43    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 13:00:00    27.16    55.46    35.08     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 13:30:00    27.13    55.42    35.08     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 14:00:00    27.13    55.43    35.08     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 14:30:00    27.14    55.43    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 15:00:00    27.10    55.39    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 15:30:00    27.14    55.42    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 16:00:00    27.01    55.24    35.04     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 16:30:00    27.12    55.36    35.04     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 17:00:00    27.09    55.32    35.03     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 17:30:00    27.19    55.46    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 18:00:00    27.18    55.46    35.07     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 18:30:00    27.21    55.48    35.06     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 19:00:00    27.50    55.84    35.10     0.00     0.00
08/19/2017 19:30:00    27.56    55.88    35.08     0.00     0.00