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

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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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Oceans 2011 TABS paper(pdf)


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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)

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
Expires:201701182100;;686112
FZNT24 KNHC 180857
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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.


GMZ011-182100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. 
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. 

$$


Expires:201701182100;;686113
FZNT24 KNHC 180857
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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.


GMZ013-182100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. 

$$


Expires:201701182100;;686114
FZNT24 KNHC 180857
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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.


GMZ015-182100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. 

$$


Expires:201701182100;;686115
FZNT24 KNHC 180857
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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.


GMZ017-182100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...W OF 96W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. 

$$


Expires:201701182100;;686111
FZNT24 KNHC 180857
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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.


GMZ001-182100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
357 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THU
SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE WINDS. A COLD FRONT
ACCOMPANIED BY TSTMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS TONIGHT 
INTO THU...DISSIPATING OVER THE NE WATERS BY FRI. A STRONGER COLD
FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF DURING THE 
UPCOMING WEEKEND BRINGING A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND 
SEAS. 

$$