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 K -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy K Conditions at 08/15/2018 23:00 UTC (08/15/2018 18:00 CDT)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 23.72 cm/s (0.46 kts) Direction: 237 °T (WSW) Water Temp: 30°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 13.1 V Signal Strength: -1.8 dB Ping Count: 30
Wind: 6.5 m/s (12.7 kts)
          From 141°T (SE)
Air Temp: 29 °C (83 °F)
Relative Humidity:  73 %
Pressure: 1014.0 mb (29.94 inHg)
Waves: 1.1 m (3.7 ft) @ 6 sec
  


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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/15/2018 00:00:00   -17.75   -14.00    22.61  231.7   29.6
08/15/2018 00:30:00   -15.95   -16.81    23.17  223.5   29.6
08/15/2018 01:00:00   -15.14   -10.16    18.23  236.1   29.6
08/15/2018 01:30:00    -8.62   -11.53    14.40  216.8   29.6
08/15/2018 02:00:00    -5.08    -8.87    10.22  209.8   29.6
08/15/2018 02:30:00   -11.34    -5.87    12.77  242.6   29.6
08/15/2018 03:00:00    -9.80   -11.61    15.19  220.2   29.6
08/15/2018 03:30:00    -5.47    -9.99    11.39  208.7   29.5
08/15/2018 04:00:00   -10.11    -9.81    14.09  225.9   29.5
08/15/2018 04:30:00    -7.60   -11.01    13.38  214.6   29.5
08/15/2018 05:00:00    -5.45    -6.48     8.47  220.1   29.5
08/15/2018 05:30:00    -6.67   -14.02    15.53  205.4   29.5
08/15/2018 06:00:00    -5.49   -12.29    13.46  204.1   29.5
08/15/2018 06:30:00    -2.06   -11.41    11.59  190.2   29.5
08/15/2018 07:00:00    -3.01   -14.55    14.86  191.7   29.5
08/15/2018 07:30:00     2.21   -14.79    14.95  171.5   29.5
08/15/2018 08:00:00     3.09   -20.64    20.87  171.5   29.5
08/15/2018 08:30:00     3.51   -11.25    11.78  162.7   29.5
08/15/2018 09:00:00    -0.10   -10.54    10.54  180.5   29.5
08/15/2018 09:30:00     0.01   -18.33    18.33  180.0   29.5
08/15/2018 10:00:00    -2.98   -17.37    17.62  189.7   29.5
08/15/2018 10:30:00     0.36   -13.26    13.26  178.4   29.5
08/15/2018 11:00:00     3.90   -21.99    22.33  169.9   29.5
08/15/2018 11:30:00    -2.81   -15.05    15.31  190.6   29.5
08/15/2018 12:00:00     2.33   -14.86    15.04  171.1   29.5
08/15/2018 12:30:00    -4.39    -9.09    10.09  205.8   29.5
08/15/2018 13:00:00    -4.70   -14.15    14.91  198.4   29.5
08/15/2018 13:30:00    -9.65   -16.62    19.22  210.1   29.5
08/15/2018 14:00:00    -1.56   -11.70    11.80  187.6   29.5
08/15/2018 14:30:00    -8.93   -13.06    15.82  214.4   29.5
08/15/2018 15:00:00    -6.44   -21.66    22.60  196.6   29.5
08/15/2018 15:30:00    -4.85   -13.08    13.95  200.3   29.4
08/15/2018 16:00:00    -9.31   -15.87    18.40  210.4   29.5
08/15/2018 16:30:00    -5.34   -17.57    18.36  196.9   29.5
08/15/2018 17:00:00    -7.52   -24.83    25.94  196.8   29.5
08/15/2018 17:30:00    -9.41   -19.90    22.01  205.3   29.5
08/15/2018 18:00:00   -10.30   -16.46    19.42  212.0   29.5
08/15/2018 18:30:00   -12.81   -18.01    22.10  215.4   29.6
08/15/2018 19:00:00   -15.30   -11.78    19.31  232.4   29.6
08/15/2018 19:30:00   -17.05   -18.75    25.34  222.3   29.6
08/15/2018 20:00:00   -17.20   -19.43    25.95  221.5   29.6
08/15/2018 20:30:00   -18.89   -13.42    23.17  234.6   29.6
08/15/2018 21:00:00   -17.69   -14.50    22.87  230.7   29.6
08/15/2018 21:30:00   -20.19    -8.68    21.98  246.7   29.6
08/15/2018 22:00:00   -15.66   -11.99    19.72  232.6   29.6
08/15/2018 22:30:00   -19.00   -15.28    24.38  231.2   29.6
08/15/2018 23:00:00   -19.97   -12.80    23.72  237.3   29.6



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
08/15/2018 00:21:00      0.9        6
08/15/2018 01:20:59      1.0        6
08/15/2018 02:20:59      0.9        6
08/15/2018 03:21:00      1.0        6
08/15/2018 04:20:59      1.0        5
08/15/2018 05:20:59      1.0        5
08/15/2018 06:20:59      1.0        5
08/15/2018 07:21:00      1.0        6
08/15/2018 08:21:00      1.1        5
08/15/2018 09:20:59      1.2        5
08/15/2018 10:21:00      1.1        5
08/15/2018 11:20:59      1.1        5
08/15/2018 12:20:59      1.1        6
08/15/2018 13:20:59      1.0        6
08/15/2018 14:20:59      1.1        5
08/15/2018 15:20:59      1.1        6
08/15/2018 16:21:00      1.1        6
08/15/2018 17:20:59      1.2        6
08/15/2018 18:20:59      1.1        6
08/15/2018 19:20:59      1.1        6
08/15/2018 20:20:59      1.2        6
08/15/2018 21:20:59      1.1        6
08/15/2018 22:20:59      1.1        6
08/15/2018 23:20:59      1.1        6
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/15/2018 00:00:00    29.65    60.15    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 00:30:00    29.63    60.13    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:00:00    29.63    60.13    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 01:30:00    29.60    60.11    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:00:00    29.60    60.11    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 02:30:00    29.59    60.10    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:00:00    29.58    60.09    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 03:30:00    29.59    60.10    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:00:00    29.59    60.10    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 04:30:00    29.57    60.09    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:00:00    29.57    60.08    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 05:30:00    29.58    60.09    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:00:00    29.57    60.09    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 06:30:00    29.57    60.08    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:00:00    29.57    60.08    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 07:30:00    29.57    60.08    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:00:00    29.56    60.08    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 08:30:00    29.56    60.08    36.51     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:00:00    29.56    60.08    36.51     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 09:30:00    29.55    60.07    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:00:00    29.54    60.05    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 10:30:00    29.54    60.05    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:00:00    29.53    60.04    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 11:30:00    29.53    60.03    36.50     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:00:00    29.52    60.02    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 12:30:00    29.50    59.99    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:00:00    29.49    59.98    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 13:30:00    29.50    59.99    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:00:00    29.51    60.00    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 14:30:00    29.50    59.99    36.49     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:00:00    29.49    59.96    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 15:30:00    29.51    59.98    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:00:00    29.52    60.00    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 16:30:00    29.54    60.02    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:00:00    29.56    60.05    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 17:30:00    29.57    60.06    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:00:00    29.59    60.07    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 18:30:00    29.60    60.08    36.48     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:00:00    29.63    60.11    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 19:30:00    29.67    60.15    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:00:00    29.67    60.15    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 20:30:00    29.69    60.17    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:00:00    29.70    60.19    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 21:30:00    29.67    60.15    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:00:00    29.66    60.14    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 22:30:00    29.64    60.12    36.47     0.00     0.00
08/15/2018 23:00:00    29.61    60.08    36.47     0.00     0.00