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)
Oceans 2009 TABS paper(pdf)
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:201712151515;;909263
FZNT24 KNHC 150304
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.


GMZ011-151515-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N 10 to
15 kt, then, becoming N 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E to SE 5 to 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$


Expires:201712151515;;909264
FZNT24 KNHC 150304
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.


GMZ013-151515-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...W of 90W, SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to N to NE
in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Elsewhere, SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW to W 15 to
20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NE to E 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft W of 90W, and 3 to 4 ft elsewhere. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N to NE late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$


Expires:201712151515;;909265
FZNT24 KNHC 150304
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.


GMZ015-151515-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and W to NW 10 to
15 kt elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...S of 27N, W to NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to
 NE to E. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, shifting to W late. Seas
2 ft or less, building to 3 ft late. 

$$


Expires:201712151515;;909266
FZNT24 KNHC 150304
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.


GMZ017-151515-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to
2 ft or less. 
.FRI...W of 96W, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt, shifting to N 25 to
35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Elsewhere, SE to S winds
5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt, then, shifting to N
25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft W of
96W, and 7 to 10 ft elsewhere. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SE to S 10 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW to N 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$


Expires:201712151515;;909262
FZNT24 KNHC 150304
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.


GMZ001-151515-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1004 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front entering the Gulf waters will reach 
from the Florida Big Bend in the NE Gulf to near Tampico Mexico 
by Friday afternoon, and stall from near Tampa to the Bay of 
Campeche on Saturday before lifting back to the W and NW through 
Sunday night. Atlantic high pres will build westward across the 
area Monday and Monday night. Gale force winds are expected along
the coast of Mexico near Tampico and Veracruz Friday and Friday 
night. 

$$