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 10/19/2018 08:00 UTC (10/19/2018 08:00 UTC)
27° 53.7960'N   93° 35.8380'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 295 feet (89 meters)
Speed: 20.74 cm/s (0.40 kts) Direction: 215 °T (SW) Water Temp: 28°C (83 °F)
System Voltage: 11.8 V Signal Strength: -2.5 dB Ping Count: 118
Wind: 9.4 m/s (18.3 kts)
          From 120°T (ESE)
Air Temp: 27 °C (81 °F)
Relative Humidity:  77 %
Pressure: 1018.5 mb (30.07 inHg)
Waves: 2.4 m (8.0 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
10/19/2018 00:00:00     1.46    -2.37     2.78  148.4   28.6
10/19/2018 00:30:00     2.37    -1.81     2.98  127.4   28.6
10/19/2018 01:00:00     3.63    -4.63     5.88  141.9   28.6
10/19/2018 01:30:00     1.09    -4.94     5.06  167.6   28.6
10/19/2018 02:00:00    -0.10    -9.41     9.41  180.6   28.6
10/19/2018 02:30:00    -0.01    -4.45     4.45  180.1   28.6
10/19/2018 03:00:00     0.26    -7.70     7.70  178.1   28.6
10/19/2018 03:30:00    -1.85    -7.07     7.31  194.7   28.6
10/19/2018 04:00:00    -3.48   -12.35    12.83  195.7   28.6
10/19/2018 04:30:00     0.17   -10.39    10.39  179.1   28.6
10/19/2018 05:00:00    -1.43    -9.64     9.75  188.4   28.6
10/19/2018 05:30:00    -6.91   -11.13    13.10  211.8   28.6
10/19/2018 06:00:00    -6.10   -14.68    15.90  202.6   28.5
10/19/2018 06:30:00   -10.60   -12.96    16.74  219.3   28.5
10/19/2018 07:00:00    -6.87   -14.89    16.40  204.8   28.5
10/19/2018 07:30:00    -7.70   -14.36    16.29  208.2   28.5
10/19/2018 08:00:00   -11.79   -17.06    20.74  214.6   28.5



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
10/19/2018 00:20:58      2.3        8
10/19/2018 01:20:58      2.3        8
10/19/2018 02:20:58      2.5        8
10/19/2018 03:20:58      2.2        8
10/19/2018 04:20:59      2.5        8
10/19/2018 05:21:00      2.5        8
10/19/2018 06:20:59      2.3        7
10/19/2018 07:21:00      2.5        8
10/19/2018 08:20:58      2.4        8
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
10/19/2018 00:00:00    28.66    57.94    35.71     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 00:30:00    28.65    57.93    35.71     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 01:00:00    28.65    57.95    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 01:30:00    28.64    57.95    35.73     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 02:00:00    28.65    57.93    35.71     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 02:30:00    28.65    57.95    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 03:00:00    28.64    57.94    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 03:30:00    28.65    57.98    35.74     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 04:00:00    28.63    57.95    35.74     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 04:30:00    28.64    57.95    35.73     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 05:00:00    28.61    57.91    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 05:30:00    28.60    57.89    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 06:00:00    28.60    57.89    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 06:30:00    28.60    57.90    35.72     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 07:00:00    28.60    57.88    35.71     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 07:30:00    28.59    57.88    35.71     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 08:00:00    28.58    57.84    35.70     0.00     0.00