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 X -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy X Conditions at 10/19/2018 07:30 UTC (10/19/2018 07:30 UTC)
27° 3.9600'N   96° 20.2980'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 950 feet (289 meters)
Speed: 22.58 cm/s (0.44 kts) Direction: 204 °T (SSW) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 12.4 V Signal Strength: -1.9 dB Ping Count: 122
Wind: 8.0 m/s (15.6 kts)
          From 104°T (ESE)
Air Temp: 28 °C (82 °F)
Relative Humidity:  85 %
Pressure: 1017.7 mb (30.05 inHg)
Waves: 1.9 m (6.2 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    10.07    -2.11    10.29  101.8   27.9
10/19/2018 00:30:00     9.58    -5.59    11.09  120.3   27.8
10/19/2018 01:00:00     5.52   -10.29    11.68  151.8   27.8
10/19/2018 01:30:00    10.64    -5.44    11.95  117.1   27.8
10/19/2018 02:00:00     5.29   -15.69    16.56  161.4   27.9
10/19/2018 02:30:00     5.86   -16.59    17.59  160.5   27.9
10/19/2018 03:00:00    -3.72   -19.14    19.50  191.0   27.9
10/19/2018 03:30:00    -6.07   -17.03    18.08  199.6   27.9
10/19/2018 04:00:00    -7.23   -19.51    20.81  200.3   27.9
10/19/2018 04:30:00    -6.92   -17.03    18.38  202.1   27.9
10/19/2018 05:00:00    -8.06   -15.12    17.13  208.1   28.0
10/19/2018 05:30:00    -9.41   -18.72    20.95  206.7   28.0
10/19/2018 06:00:00    -9.32   -20.45    22.47  204.5   28.0
10/19/2018 06:30:00    -6.97   -19.77    20.96  199.4   28.1
10/19/2018 07:00:00    -7.32   -21.01    22.25  199.2   28.0
10/19/2018 07:30:00    -9.34   -20.56    22.58  204.4   28.0



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
10/19/2018 00:11:17      2.2        8
10/19/2018 01:11:20      2.2        8
10/19/2018 02:11:16      2.2        8
10/19/2018 03:11:15      2.3        8
10/19/2018 04:11:18      2.4        8
10/19/2018 05:11:16      2.0        7
10/19/2018 06:11:18      2.1        7
10/19/2018 07:11:16      1.9        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    27.84    58.14    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 00:30:00    27.83    58.14    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 01:00:00    27.86    58.14    36.46     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 01:30:00    27.83    58.14    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 02:00:00    27.85    58.16    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 02:30:00    27.85    58.16    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 03:00:00    27.91    58.17    36.44     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 03:30:00    27.90    58.21    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 04:00:00    27.92    58.23    36.48     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 04:30:00    27.96    58.26    36.47     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 05:00:00    27.98    58.28    36.47     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 05:30:00    28.02    58.33    36.47     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 06:00:00    28.04    58.36    36.47     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 06:30:00    28.05    58.37    36.47     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 07:00:00    28.03    58.36    36.49     0.00     0.00
10/19/2018 07:30:00    28.04    58.36    36.47     0.00     0.00