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 V -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy V Conditions at 08/18/2018 07:30 UTC (08/18/2018 02:30 CDT)
27° 53.7960'N   93° 35.8380'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 295 feet (89 meters)
Speed: 11.95 cm/s (0.23 kts) Direction: 101 °T (E) Water Temp: 30°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 12.0 V Signal Strength: -3.5 dB Ping Count: 151
Wind: 5.0 m/s (9.7 kts)
          From 192°T (SSW)
Air Temp: 28 °C (83 °F)
Relative Humidity:  70 %
Pressure: 1017.7 mb (30.05 inHg)
Waves: 0.6 m (1.9 ft) @ 4 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/18/2018 00:00:00    18.40    17.10    25.12   47.1   30.2
08/18/2018 00:30:00    17.78    17.06    24.64   46.2   30.2
08/18/2018 01:00:00    14.67    13.96    20.25   46.4   30.2
08/18/2018 01:30:00    19.36    12.70    23.15   56.7   30.0
08/18/2018 02:00:00    17.81    14.23    22.80   51.4   29.9
08/18/2018 02:30:00    18.51    11.56    21.82   58.0   29.9
08/18/2018 03:00:00    21.05    10.34    23.45   63.8   29.8
08/18/2018 03:30:00    21.37    10.46    23.79   63.9   29.8
08/18/2018 04:00:00    22.15     6.15    22.99   74.5   29.7
08/18/2018 04:30:00    21.71     5.04    22.29   76.9   29.7
08/18/2018 05:00:00    21.35     3.15    21.58   81.6   29.7
08/18/2018 05:30:00    19.06     1.47    19.12   85.6   29.7
08/18/2018 06:00:00    17.12     1.25    17.17   85.8   29.7
08/18/2018 06:30:00    18.67    -0.36    18.67   91.1   29.7
08/18/2018 07:00:00    17.11     2.00    17.23   83.3   29.7
08/18/2018 07:30:00    11.73    -2.26    11.95  100.9   29.7



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
08/18/2018 00:20:58      0.4        4
08/18/2018 01:20:58      0.4        4
08/18/2018 02:20:58      0.5        4
08/18/2018 03:20:59      0.5        4
08/18/2018 04:20:58      0.5        4
08/18/2018 05:20:58      0.5        4
08/18/2018 06:21:00      0.6        5
08/18/2018 07:21:01      0.6        4
       
 

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 00:00:00    30.30    60.59    36.29     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 00:30:00    30.27    60.57    36.30     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 01:00:00    30.13    60.38    36.28     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 01:30:00    30.01    60.21    36.25     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 02:00:00    29.97    60.15    36.25     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 02:30:00    29.88    60.04    36.24     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 03:00:00    29.80    59.92    36.21     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 03:30:00    29.78    59.86    36.19     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 04:00:00    29.73    59.85    36.22     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 04:30:00    29.75    59.90    36.24     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 05:00:00    29.80    60.00    36.26     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 05:30:00    29.82    60.03    36.28     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 06:00:00    29.79    60.05    36.31     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 06:30:00    29.80    60.07    36.32     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 07:00:00    29.74    60.04    36.34     0.00     0.00
08/18/2018 07:30:00    29.69    60.01    36.35     0.00     0.00