Texas General Land Office
 Texas General Land Office
 George P. Bush, Commissioner

 Oil Spill Prevention
 & Response

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Real Time Ocean Observations
Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and
Response since 1995
Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

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Comments


Articles & Publications
Development of TABS paper(pdf)
Ten Years of TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2001 TABS paper(pdf)
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TGLO Oilspill Division
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TWBD Tide Forecasts
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AVHRR Images (Johns Hopkins)
TCOON (TAMUCC)
WAVCIS (LSU)

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 Data Products
TABS Home
Real Time Data Analysis
Current Summary
Buoy Status
TABS Model Results
NOAA Wave Model
Vector Addition Trajectory Tool

NOAA GNOME Oil Spill
Data Products

TGLO/TABS GNOME Forecast
TWBD Texas Bays and Estuaries
GNOME Files

NOAA GNOME Download

Weather
Hurricane Tracks
Marine Forecasts
 TX     LA     Offshore   
MRF 10 day forecast (UNiSYS)


TABS Information
IMPORTANT: Notice to Mariners
TABS News
TABS Web Site Stats
Comments


Articles & Publications
Development of TABS paper(pdf)
Ten Years of TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2001 TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2009 TABS paper(pdf)
Oceans 2011 TABS paper(pdf)


Links
GCOOS (Member)
TGLO Oilspill Division
NDBC    Home    West Gulf   
TWBD Tide Forecasts
National Hurricane Center
Houston/Galveston PORTS
Texas Parks Harmful Algal Blooms
AVHRR Images (Johns Hopkins)
TCOON (TAMUCC)
WAVCIS (LSU)

Texas Coastal Marine Forecast
Expires:201710220815;;199407
FZUS54 KLCH 212000
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
300 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Coastal waters from the Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High 
Island TX out 60 nautical miles including Sabine and 
Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the
highest one third of the waves...along with the occasional 
height of the average highest ten percent of the waves.


GMZ400-220815-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
300 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate onshore flow will continue through Sunday in advance of a 
cold front. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible
tonight, with activity increasing on Sunday as the cold front 
moves through the region. Offshore flow will develop behind the 
front, strengthening overnight into Monday as cooler and drier air
moves into the area. A secondary cold front will move through the
region Tuesday, reinforcing the strong offshore flow through 
midweek. At this time, exercise caution conditions appear likely 
behind the initial front on Monday, with winds/seas reaching 
advisory thresholds in the wake of the second front on Tuesday. 

$$


Expires:201710220915;;201120
FZUS54 KHGX 212027
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship
Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average
highest 10 percent of the waves.


GMZ370-375-220915-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then thunderstorms and showers
likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty 
winds. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. 

$$

Expires:201710220915;;201119
FZUS54 KHGX 212027
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship
Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average
highest 10 percent of the waves.


GMZ350-355-220915-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely until late afternoon, then a slight chance of showers late
in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds
until late afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet. 
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
after midnight. Seas 1 foot. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 

$$


Expires:201710220915;;201118
FZUS54 KHGX 212027
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship
Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average
highest 10 percent of the waves.


GMZ330-220915-
Matagorda Bay-
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
choppy in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms,
primarily in the morning. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty 
winds. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. 
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly
choppy after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. 

$$


Expires:201710220915;;201116
FZUS54 KHGX 212027
CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship
Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average
highest 10 percent of the waves.


GMZ300-220915-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
327 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A long onshore fetch will continue elevated seas and tides tonight.
Showers and thunderstorms will become more widespread late 
tonight and Sunday ahead of a cold front. The front is expected 
to push off of the coast by Sunday afternoon with moderate to 
strong offshore winds developing by the evening. A reinforcing 
front is expected to move off of the coast on Tuesday, increasing
winds and seas again after a brief lull. 

$$


Expires:201710220915;;201470
FZUS54 KCRP 212034
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.
 
Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves. 
 

GMZ270-275-220915-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet building to 7 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight. 
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet building to 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. 

$$

Expires:201710220915;;201469
FZUS54 KCRP 212034
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.
 
Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves. 
 

GMZ250-220915-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots shifting south late in
the night. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to
5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up
to 6 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. 
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 

$$


Expires:201710220915;;201467
FZUS54 KCRP 212034
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.
 
Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves. 
 

GMZ230-220915-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the night. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. 
.SUNDAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A slight
chance of showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to
occasionally rough. 
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy. 
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south
after midnight. Bays smooth. 
.THURSDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. 

$$


Expires:201710220915;;201465
FZUS54 KCRP 212034
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel
out to 60 nautical miles.
 
Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3
of the waves...along with occasional height of the average highest
10 percent of the waves. 
 

GMZ200-220915-
334 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate southeast flow this evening will gradually 
weaken overnight and Sunday morning as a cold front approaches the
region. The front will push south across the area by Sunday 
afternoon with north flow strengthening for the remainder of the 
afternoon. A few showers or even a thunderstorm may occur with the
front on Sunday. A strong north flow will occur in the wake of 
the cold front Sunday night into Monday. After frontal passage, 
wind and seas are expected to reach Small Craft Advisory 
thresholds Sunday night through early Monday. North flow will 
weaken slightly Monday night. Another cold front will arrive on 
Tuesday with offshore flow increasing to moderate to strong levels
behind the front and continue through Tuesday night. 

$$