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 George P. Bush, Commissioner

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 & Response

Texas Automated Buoy System
Real Time Ocean Observations
Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and
Response since 1995
Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

TABS Buoy B -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy B Conditions at 09/18/2021 13:00 UTC (09/18/2021 08:00 CDT)
28° 58.9386'N   94° 53.9436'W
RDI 300kHz Workhorse ADCP-sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 2m
Water Depth: 63 feet (19 meters)
Speed: 1.17 cm/s (0.02 kts) Direction: 301 °T (WNW) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 15.0 V Signal Strength: 0.0 dB Ping Count: 0
Wind: 3.5 m/s (6.8 kts)
          From 338°T (NNW)
Air Temp: 26 °C (79 °F)
Relative Humidity:  0 %
Pressure: 1017.0 mb (30.03 inHg)
Waves: 0.4 m (1.4 ft) @ 6 sec
  


IMPORTANT: Notice to Mariners


Today's Velocity Data (download)

   Date   |  Time  |   East |   North|   Speed|  Dir | WaterT |
          |  (UTC) |  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)| (°T) |  (°C)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
09/17/2021 23:00:00    -5.40    -1.90     5.72  250.6   29.1
09/18/2021 00:00:00    -6.70     1.40     6.84  281.8   29.1
09/18/2021 01:00:00    -5.40     3.80     6.60  305.1   28.8
09/18/2021 02:00:00    -1.50     9.10     9.22  350.6   28.6
09/18/2021 03:00:00     1.50    10.00    10.11    8.5   28.6
09/18/2021 04:00:00     4.70    13.30    14.11   19.5   28.4
09/18/2021 05:00:00     4.60    11.30    12.20   22.2   28.4
09/18/2021 06:00:00     9.40    14.30    17.11   33.3   28.4
09/18/2021 07:00:00     9.00    14.40    16.98   32.0   28.4
09/18/2021 08:00:00     8.30    10.40    13.31   38.6   28.2
09/18/2021 09:00:00     7.50     7.90    10.89   43.5   28.2
09/18/2021 10:00:00     3.80     7.30     8.23   27.5   28.1
09/18/2021 11:00:00     4.80     5.00     6.93   43.8   28.1
09/18/2021 12:00:00     3.40     1.30     3.64   69.1   28.1
09/18/2021 13:00:00    -1.00     0.60     1.17  301.0   27.9



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
09/18/2021 02:16:20      0.3        6
09/18/2021 04:16:20      0.4        6
09/18/2021 06:16:20      0.4        5
09/18/2021 08:16:17      0.4        5
09/18/2021 10:16:21      0.4        5
09/18/2021 12:16:17      0.4        6
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
09/18/2021 00:00:00    29.16    49.41    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 01:00:00    29.06    49.32    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 02:00:00    28.78    49.06    29.54     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 03:00:00    28.58    48.88    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 04:00:00    28.49    48.80    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 05:00:00    28.40    48.72    29.56     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 06:00:00    28.37    48.67    29.54     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 07:00:00    28.32    48.63    29.54     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 08:00:00    28.31    48.62    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 09:00:00    28.30    48.61    29.54     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 10:00:00    28.18    48.52    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 11:00:00    28.10    48.45    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 12:00:00    28.05    48.41    29.56     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 13:00:00    27.98    48.34    29.55     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 14:00:00    27.93    48.28    29.55     0.00     0.00