TABS, Texas Automated Buoy System, NOAA HAZMAT, Ocean Observatory, Real Time Oceanographic Data Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and Response

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 Buoy K -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy K Conditions at 08/01/2021 06:30 UTC (08/01/2021 01:30 CDT)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
RDI 300kHz Workhorse ADCP-sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 11.54 cm/s (0.22 kts) Direction: 27 °T (NNE) Water Temp: 30°C (86 °F)
System Voltage: 11.8 V Signal Strength: -2.0 dB Ping Count: 136
Wind: 6.9 m/s (13.5 kts)
          From 169°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 28 °C (82 °F)
Relative Humidity:  73 %
Pressure: 1016.0 mb (30.00 inHg)
Waves: 0.8 m (2.7 ft) @ 5 sec
  


IMPORTANT: Notice to Mariners


Today's System Data (download)

   Date   |  Time  | VBatt |  SigStr| Comp | Nping| Tx | Ty | ADCP | ADCP | VBatt |
          |  (UTC) | (Oper)|   (dB) | (°M) |      |    |    | Volt | Curr |(sleep)|
==========+========+=======+========+======+======+====+====+======+======+=======+
08/01/2021 00:00:00    12.8   -1.94   266.8    143   -1     8   28.9   13.2   13.3
08/01/2021 00:30:00    12.7   -2.00   267.1    139   -1     7   28.9   13.2   13.2
08/01/2021 01:00:00    11.9   -1.94   269.3    136   -1     8   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 01:30:00    11.9   -1.96   270.2    128   -1     8   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 02:00:00    11.8   -1.98   271.5    133   -1     8   28.9   12.4   12.5
08/01/2021 02:30:00    11.9   -2.14   271.0    133   -1     7   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 03:00:00    11.8   -2.07   269.5    136   -1     8   28.9   12.4   12.5
08/01/2021 03:30:00    11.9   -2.04   272.8    134   -1     8   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 04:00:00    11.8   -2.00   272.1    145   -1     8   28.9   12.4   12.5
08/01/2021 04:30:00    11.9   -2.04   272.7    137   -1     9   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 05:00:00    11.7   -2.03   274.6    139   -1     8   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 05:30:00    11.8   -2.04   274.8    143   -1     9   28.9   12.5   12.5
08/01/2021 06:00:00    11.7   -2.10   277.2    144   -1     9   28.9   12.4   12.5
08/01/2021 06:30:00    11.8   -2.02   279.4    136   -1     9   28.9   12.5   12.5