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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:201503032030;;380848
FZNT24 KNHC 030830
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ011-032030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...
.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 14 FT LATE IN N TO NE SWELL. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$

Expires:201503032030;;380849
FZNT24 KNHC 030830
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ013-032030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
$$

Expires:201503032030;;380850
FZNT24 KNHC 030830
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ015-032030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015
.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
$$

Expires:201503032030;;380851
FZNT24 KNHC 030830
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ017-032030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT LATE. 
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
$$

Expires:201503032030;;380847
FZNT24 KNHC 030830
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ001-032030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING
OVER THE W GULF TODAY AND SPREADING E THROUGH THE DAY. THE HIGH
WILL RETREAT EASTWARD WED ENABLING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
INTO THE NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS
WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU
THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF
FRI THROUGH SAT.
$$