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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:201501262045;;739666
FZNT24 KNHC 260832
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 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.

GMZ011-262045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE. 
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL. 
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
$$

Expires:201501262045;;739667
FZNT24 KNHC 260832
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 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.

GMZ013-262045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT W OF 90W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 90W...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO
10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
$$

Expires:201501262045;;739668
FZNT24 KNHC 260832
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 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.

GMZ015-262045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
$$

Expires:201501262045;;739669
FZNT24 KNHC 260832
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 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.

GMZ017-262045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 FT OR LESS W OF 96W.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL. 
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
$$

Expires:201501262045;;739665
FZNT24 KNHC 260832
OFFNT4
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 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.

GMZ001-262045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015
.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 30N83W TO 26N92W TO 26N97W
WILL PUSH SE OF THE BASIN BY TUE MORNING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
CLIP THE GULF WATERS E OF 86W TUE AND TUE NIGHT. MEANWHILE HIGH
PRES WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY IN THE W CENTRAL GULF. HIGH
PRES WILL SHIFT TO OVER THE SE UNITED STATES WED WITH RETURN FLOW
ACROSS THE GULF WED NIGHT THROUGH THU. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP
INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FRI MORNING WHERE IT WILL STALL AND
DISSIPATE THROUGH FRI NIGHT.
$$