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 R -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy R Conditions at 08/18/2018 07:00 UTC (08/18/2018 02:00 CDT)
29° 38.1000'N   93° 38.5020'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Water Depth: 32 feet (9 meters)
Speed: 8.95 cm/s (0.17 kts) Direction: 87 °T (E) Water Temp: 31°C (88 °F)
System Voltage: 11.6 V Signal Strength: -1.7 dB Ping Count: 138
  


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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/18/2018 02:30:00     4.57    19.19    19.73   13.4   31.4
08/18/2018 03:00:00     9.50    15.07    17.81   32.2   31.3
08/18/2018 03:30:00    12.55    12.29    17.57   45.6   31.3
08/18/2018 04:00:00    13.40     9.14    16.22   55.7   31.2
08/18/2018 04:30:00    11.75     7.65    14.02   56.9   31.1
08/18/2018 05:00:00    13.88     6.95    15.52   63.4   31.1
08/18/2018 05:30:00    12.93     4.32    13.63   71.5   31.1
08/18/2018 06:00:00    12.88     4.29    13.58   71.6   31.1
08/18/2018 06:30:00    12.45     5.26    13.52   67.1   31.1
08/18/2018 07:00:00     8.93     0.54     8.95   86.5   31.1



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/18/2018 02:30:00    31.34     5.61    32.58     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 03:00:00    31.29     5.62    32.67     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 03:30:00    31.23     5.63    32.77     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 04:00:00    31.17     5.63    32.82     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 04:30:00    31.13     5.63    32.82     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 05:00:00    31.12     5.62    32.80     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 05:30:00    31.10     5.62    32.81     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 06:00:00    31.11     5.61    32.75     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 06:30:00    31.08     5.62    32.84     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 07:00:00    31.04     5.63    32.89     0.00     0.00