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 01/20/2019 17:30 UTC (01/20/2019 11:30 CST)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 6.06 cm/s (0.12 kts) Direction: 297 °T (WNW) Water Temp: 21°C (70 °F)
System Voltage: 14.0 V Signal Strength: -1.9 dB Ping Count: 132
Wind: 5.5 m/s (10.6 kts)
          From 13°T (NNE)
Air Temp: 13 °C (55 °F)
Relative Humidity:  66 %
Pressure: 1028.5 mb (30.37 inHg)
Waves: 2.3 m (7.4 ft) @ 8 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
01/20/2019 00:00:00    -5.64   -30.00    30.53  190.6   20.7
01/20/2019 00:30:00    -6.92   -25.42    26.35  195.2   20.8
01/20/2019 01:00:00    -1.12   -28.50    28.52  182.3   20.9
01/20/2019 01:30:00    -7.17   -25.23    26.23  195.9   20.9
01/20/2019 02:00:00    -3.66   -23.24    23.53  188.9   21.0
01/20/2019 02:30:00    -9.24   -20.40    22.40  204.4   21.0
01/20/2019 03:00:00   -10.61   -21.74    24.19  206.0   21.0
01/20/2019 03:30:00    -6.49   -18.58    19.68  199.3   21.0
01/20/2019 04:00:00   -13.34   -17.14    21.72  217.9   21.1
01/20/2019 04:30:00   -18.01   -15.51    23.77  229.3   21.1
01/20/2019 05:00:00   -12.35   -15.46    19.79  218.6   21.1
01/20/2019 05:30:00   -16.93   -17.23    24.16  224.5   21.0
01/20/2019 06:00:00   -12.70   -14.13    19.00  221.9   21.0
01/20/2019 06:30:00    -9.57   -16.75    19.29  209.7   21.0
01/20/2019 07:00:00   -13.99   -14.39    20.07  224.2   21.0
01/20/2019 07:30:00   -14.64   -10.81    18.20  233.6   21.0
01/20/2019 08:00:00   -12.63   -13.10    18.20  224.0   20.9
01/20/2019 08:30:00    -9.21    -7.35    11.78  231.4   20.9
01/20/2019 09:00:00    -8.47    -6.20    10.50  233.8   20.9
01/20/2019 09:30:00   -10.46   -11.90    15.84  221.3   20.9
01/20/2019 10:00:00   -11.98    -4.04    12.64  251.4   20.9
01/20/2019 10:30:00    -9.92    -9.88    14.00  225.1   20.9
01/20/2019 11:00:00    -8.62   -11.12    14.07  217.8   20.9
01/20/2019 11:30:00    -3.51    -7.34     8.14  205.6   20.9
01/20/2019 12:00:00   -10.19    -5.33    11.50  242.4   20.9
01/20/2019 12:30:00    -4.08    -5.85     7.13  214.9   20.9
01/20/2019 13:00:00    -4.86    -6.97     8.50  214.9   20.9
01/20/2019 13:30:00    -2.54    -2.87     3.83  221.5   20.9
01/20/2019 14:00:00    -6.90    -0.30     6.91  267.5   20.9
01/20/2019 14:30:00    -3.39    -1.10     3.56  252.0   20.9
01/20/2019 15:00:00    -6.67     0.12     6.67  271.0   20.9
01/20/2019 15:30:00    -5.61    -2.70     6.23  244.3   21.0
01/20/2019 16:00:00    -5.58     1.72     5.84  287.1   21.0
01/20/2019 16:30:00    -4.99     1.32     5.16  284.8   21.0
01/20/2019 17:00:00    -4.34     2.93     5.24  304.0   21.0
01/20/2019 17:30:00    -5.38     2.79     6.06  297.4   20.9



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
01/20/2019 00:21:00      3.0        8
01/20/2019 01:21:00      3.2        8
01/20/2019 02:20:59      3.0        8
01/20/2019 03:20:59      3.0        8
01/20/2019 04:20:59      3.1        8
01/20/2019 05:21:00      3.1        8
01/20/2019 06:20:59      2.9        8
01/20/2019 07:21:00      2.7        8
01/20/2019 08:20:59      3.1        8
01/20/2019 09:20:59      3.1        8
01/20/2019 10:21:00      3.1        8
01/20/2019 11:21:00      3.2        8
01/20/2019 12:20:59      2.9        8
01/20/2019 13:21:00      2.7        8
01/20/2019 14:20:59      2.5        8
01/20/2019 15:21:00      2.6        7
01/20/2019 16:20:59      2.3        9
01/20/2019 17:21:00      2.3        8
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
01/20/2019 00:00:00    20.78    49.67    35.78     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 00:30:00    20.84    49.80    35.83     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 01:00:00    20.87    49.87    35.86     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 01:30:00    20.94    50.00    35.91     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 02:00:00    20.97    50.05    35.93     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 02:30:00    21.02    50.14    35.96     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 03:00:00    20.98    50.09    35.95     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 03:30:00    21.01    50.15    35.97     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 04:00:00    21.03    50.19    35.99     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 04:30:00    21.06    50.23    36.00     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 05:00:00    21.04    50.20    35.99     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 05:30:00    20.97    50.09    35.96     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 06:00:00    20.97    50.10    35.96     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 06:30:00    20.96    50.06    35.94     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 07:00:00    20.92    50.01    35.93     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 07:30:00    20.93    50.00    35.92     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 08:00:00    20.93    50.01    35.93     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 08:30:00    20.91    49.97    35.92     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 09:00:00    20.90    49.96    35.91     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 09:30:00    20.87    49.92    35.91     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 10:00:00    20.87    49.91    35.90     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 10:30:00    20.87    49.92    35.91     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 11:00:00    20.90    49.98    35.93     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 11:30:00    20.89    49.99    35.94     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 12:00:00    20.86    49.95    35.93     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 12:30:00    20.89    49.98    35.94     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 13:00:00    20.91    50.02    35.95     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 13:30:00    20.91    50.03    35.96     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 14:00:00    20.90    50.01    35.95     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 14:30:00    20.90    50.02    35.96     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 15:00:00    20.91    50.03    35.96     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 15:30:00    20.90    50.04    35.97     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 16:00:00    20.91    50.04    35.97     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 16:30:00    20.92    50.06    35.98     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 17:00:00    20.91    50.05    35.98     0.00     0.00
01/20/2019 17:30:00    20.91    50.05    35.97     0.00     0.00