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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:201411010845;;797299
FZNT24 KNHC 312033
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ011-010845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
$$

Expires:201411010845;;797300
FZNT24 KNHC 312033
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ013-010845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT 
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL 
E OF 90W...AND 7 TO 9 FT W OF 90W. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
$$

Expires:201411010845;;797301
FZNT24 KNHC 312033
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ015-010845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT
LATE. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N...
AND 7 TO 10 FT S OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
$$

Expires:201411010845;;797302
FZNT24 KNHC 312033
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ017-010845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT 
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
$$

Expires:201411010845;;797298
FZNT24 KNHC 312033
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ001-010845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
433 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM NEAR SW FLORIDA TO E CENTRAL
MEXICO NEAR 23N98W WILL MOVE SE OF THE BASIN BY EARLY SAT. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF TONIGHT
RACING SE OF THE AREA BY SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE GULF WATERS WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE
WITH SE RETURN FLOW SETTING UP ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS SAT NIGHT
SPREADING E ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF BY SUN. THE NEXT COLD FRONT MAY
ENTER THE FAR NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...STALLING OVER THE FAR W GULF
THROUGH WED NIGHT.
$$