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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:201412230345;;141513
FZNT24 KNHC 221536
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
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.

GMZ011-230345-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
...GALE WARNING...
.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO
SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 11 TO 12 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 KT 
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE. 
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$

Expires:201412230345;;141514
FZNT24 KNHC 221536
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
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.

GMZ013-230345-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO
SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
 
$$

Expires:201412230345;;141515
FZNT24 KNHC 221536
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
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.

GMZ015-230345-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO
SW 5 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
$$

Expires:201412230345;;141516
FZNT24 KNHC 221536
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
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.

GMZ017-230345-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...
.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE TO
S 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$

Expires:201412230345;;141512
FZNT24 KNHC 221536
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
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.

GMZ001-230345-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1036 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
HOUSTON TEXAS WILL BECOME DIFFUSE LATER TODAY. SOUTHERLY RETURN
FLOW WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT EXPECTED
TO ENTER THE NW GULF EARLY TUE. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SE
LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND MOVE
EAST OF AREA WED NIGHT. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED WEST OF THE
FRONT TUE NIGHT AND WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT.
$$