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Texas General Land Office  Texas General
 Land Office
 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
Check out our new Beta site
Real Time Data Analysis
Current Summary
Buoy Status
TABS Model Results
NOAA Wave Model
Vector Addition Trajectory Tool

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)

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
Expires:201504200815;;531918
FZNT24 KNHC 192013
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ011-200815-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$

Expires:201504200815;;531919
FZNT24 KNHC 192013
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ013-200815-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. ELSEWHERE...
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W OF 90W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$

Expires:201504200815;;531920
FZNT24 KNHC 192013
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ015-200815-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
$$

Expires:201504200815;;531921
FZNT24 KNHC 192013
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ017-200815-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$

Expires:201504200815;;531917
FZNT24 KNHC 192013
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ001-200815-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
413 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE TROUGH WILL SHIFT W OFF THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA EACH NIGHT...MOVE W ACROSS THE SW WATERS DURING THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS AND DISSIPATE AROUND SUNRISE. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF BY TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM MOBILE BAY TO BROWNSVILLE TEXAS MON MORNING AND FROM
TAMPA BAY TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO ON TUE. THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE
FROM FAR SW FLORIDA TO NEAR BROWNSVILLE WED. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
WILL REBUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AND PREVAIL THROUGH FRI.
$$