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 07/21/2017 23:00 UTC (07/21/2017 18:00 CDT)
27° 3.9600'N   96° 20.2980'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 950 feet (289 meters)
Speed: 25.06 cm/s (0.49 kts) Direction: 280 °T (W) Water Temp: 30°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 12.9 V Signal Strength: -1.7 dB Ping Count: 131
Wind: 5.8 m/s (11.3 kts)
          From 171°T (S)
Air Temp: 30 °C (85 °F)
Relative Humidity:  72 %
Pressure: 1014.5 mb (29.96 inHg)
Waves: 0.4 m (1.4 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
07/21/2017 00:00:00   -23.60   -17.41    29.33  233.6   30.0
07/21/2017 00:30:00   -24.19   -11.37    26.73  244.8   29.9
07/21/2017 01:00:00   -28.90   -11.03    30.93  249.1   29.5
07/21/2017 01:30:00   -31.95    -8.89    33.16  254.5   29.4
07/21/2017 02:00:00   -28.77    -7.08    29.63  256.2   29.3
07/21/2017 02:30:00   -32.07    -9.80    33.53  253.0   29.2
07/21/2017 03:00:00   -33.74    -6.15    34.30  259.7   29.3
07/21/2017 03:30:00   -31.13    -2.23    31.21  265.9   29.2
07/21/2017 04:00:00   -35.85     2.80    35.96  274.5   29.2
07/21/2017 04:30:00   -32.43     5.94    32.97  280.4   29.2
07/21/2017 05:00:00   -24.64     6.86    25.58  285.6   29.2
07/21/2017 05:30:00   -22.61     2.76    22.78  277.0   29.2
07/21/2017 06:00:00   -16.29     8.70    18.47  298.1   29.2
07/21/2017 06:30:00   -11.92     9.97    15.54  309.9   29.1
07/21/2017 07:00:00   -11.74     8.29    14.37  305.2   29.1
07/21/2017 07:30:00    -8.23     4.45     9.36  298.4   29.1
07/21/2017 08:00:00    -4.84     2.99     5.69  301.7   29.0
07/21/2017 08:30:00   -10.17     0.73    10.20  274.1   29.0
07/21/2017 09:00:00    -5.42    -1.18     5.55  257.7   29.0
07/21/2017 09:30:00    -7.50    -1.95     7.75  255.4   29.0
07/21/2017 10:00:00   -10.73    -1.83    10.88  260.3   29.0
07/21/2017 10:30:00    -9.55    -4.34    10.49  245.6   29.0
07/21/2017 11:00:00   -11.65    -5.27    12.79  245.7   29.0
07/21/2017 11:30:00   -10.85    -7.11    12.97  236.8   29.0
07/21/2017 12:00:00    -8.79    -8.57    12.28  225.7   29.0
07/21/2017 12:30:00   -10.26   -11.83    15.66  220.9   29.0
07/21/2017 13:00:00   -11.68   -10.88    15.96  227.0   28.9
07/21/2017 13:30:00   -12.48   -14.45    19.09  220.8   28.9
07/21/2017 14:00:00   -14.31   -15.04    20.76  223.6   28.9
07/21/2017 14:30:00   -18.13   -14.62    23.29  231.1   29.0
07/21/2017 15:00:00   -15.31   -18.22    23.80  220.0   29.0
07/21/2017 15:30:00   -14.26   -14.74    20.51  224.1   29.1
07/21/2017 16:00:00   -18.48   -17.93    25.75  225.9   29.1
07/21/2017 16:30:00   -19.21   -14.66    24.16  232.7   29.2
07/21/2017 17:00:00   -19.30   -14.72    24.27  232.7   29.3
07/21/2017 17:30:00   -24.00   -16.64    29.20  235.3   29.4
07/21/2017 18:00:00   -23.48   -11.64    26.21  243.6   29.5
07/21/2017 18:30:00   -26.18   -11.76    28.70  245.8   29.6
07/21/2017 19:00:00   -24.85    -7.69    26.01  252.8   29.7
07/21/2017 19:30:00   -25.35    -7.79    26.52  252.9   29.7
07/21/2017 20:00:00   -21.59    -8.00    23.02  249.7   29.7
07/21/2017 20:30:00   -21.82    -6.18    22.68  254.2   29.9
07/21/2017 21:00:00   -22.22    -6.48    23.15  253.7   29.8
07/21/2017 21:30:00   -23.70    -2.27    23.81  264.5   29.8
07/21/2017 22:00:00   -27.79    -1.10    27.81  267.7   29.8
07/21/2017 22:30:00   -23.39    -0.30    23.39  269.3   29.7
07/21/2017 23:00:00   -24.67     4.40    25.06  280.1   29.7



       
 

Today's Wave Data    


   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
07/21/2017 00:08:00      0.5        5
07/21/2017 01:07:29      0.5        5
07/21/2017 02:07:52      0.5        5
07/21/2017 03:07:40      0.5        5
07/21/2017 04:07:55      0.5        5
07/21/2017 05:07:55      0.5      100
07/21/2017 06:07:21      0.5        4
07/21/2017 07:07:54      0.5        5
07/21/2017 08:08:11      0.6        3
07/21/2017 09:07:50      0.5        4
07/21/2017 10:08:03      0.5        5
07/21/2017 11:07:30      0.6        4
07/21/2017 12:07:47      0.6        4
07/21/2017 13:08:02      0.6        4
07/21/2017 14:07:22      0.5        4
07/21/2017 15:07:47      0.5        4
07/21/2017 16:07:35      0.5        4
07/21/2017 17:07:51      0.6        4
07/21/2017 18:07:28      0.5        5
07/21/2017 19:07:50      0.5        5
07/21/2017 20:07:50      0.4        4
07/21/2017 21:08:54      0.4        4
07/21/2017 22:07:23      0.4        4
07/21/2017 23:07:25      0.4        4
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
07/21/2017 00:00:00    30.03    60.01    36.11     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 00:30:00    29.80    59.76    36.11     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 01:00:00    29.49    59.42    36.11     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 01:30:00    29.46    59.38    36.10     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 02:00:00    29.32    59.22    36.09     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 02:30:00    29.22    59.10    36.09     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 03:00:00    29.29    59.18    36.09     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 03:30:00    29.27    59.15    36.08     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 04:00:00    29.24    59.13    36.09     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 04:30:00    29.23    59.15    36.12     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 05:00:00    29.21    59.13    36.12     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 05:30:00    29.19    59.17    36.16     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 06:00:00    29.18    59.15    36.15     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 06:30:00    29.17    59.15    36.16     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 07:00:00    29.14    59.10    36.15     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 07:30:00    29.09    59.08    36.17     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 08:00:00    29.04    59.03    36.18     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 08:30:00    28.99    59.01    36.20     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 09:00:00    29.00    59.01    36.20     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 09:30:00    29.00    59.02    36.20     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 10:00:00    28.99    59.02    36.21     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 10:30:00    29.00    59.06    36.23     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 11:00:00    29.01    59.08    36.24     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 11:30:00    29.02    59.09    36.23     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 12:00:00    29.01    59.08    36.23     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 12:30:00    28.96    59.04    36.24     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 13:00:00    28.96    59.05    36.25     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 13:30:00    28.96    59.05    36.25     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 14:00:00    28.98    59.08    36.25     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 14:30:00    29.02    59.13    36.26     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 15:00:00    29.06    59.18    36.27     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 15:30:00    29.13    59.27    36.27     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 16:00:00    29.19    59.33    36.28     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 16:30:00    29.29    59.45    36.28     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 17:00:00    29.36    59.56    36.30     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 17:30:00    29.48    59.71    36.31     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 18:00:00    29.55    59.77    36.30     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 18:30:00    29.63    60.02    36.41     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 19:00:00    29.88    60.16    36.32     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 19:30:00    29.62    59.95    36.37     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 20:00:00    29.78    60.09    36.34     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 20:30:00    29.99    60.26    36.30     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 21:00:00    29.77    59.98    36.28     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 21:30:00    29.84    60.09    36.29     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 22:00:00    29.74    59.96    36.29     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 22:30:00    29.77    60.00    36.29     0.00     0.00
07/21/2017 23:00:00    29.68    59.90    36.29     0.00     0.00