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 J -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy J Conditions at 09/18/2021 13:00 UTC (09/18/2021 08:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 5.29 cm/s (0.10 kts) Direction: 293 °T (WNW) Water Temp: 30°C (85 °F)
System Voltage: 10.5 V Signal Strength: -27.4 dB Ping Count: 150
Wind: 2.1 m/s (4.0 kts)
          From 259°T (WSW)
Air Temp: N/A
Relative Humidity:  N/A
Pressure: 1014.9 mb (29.97 inHg)

  


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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
09/18/2021 00:00:00    16.75   -10.75    19.90  122.7   29.9
09/18/2021 00:30:00     9.22    -3.31     9.80  109.7   29.9
09/18/2021 01:00:00    19.39    -6.45    20.43  108.4   29.9
09/18/2021 01:30:00    20.52     0.75    20.53   87.9   29.9
09/18/2021 02:00:00    13.99     4.11    14.58   73.6   29.9
09/18/2021 02:30:00    17.85     0.97    17.88   86.9   29.8
09/18/2021 03:00:00    16.54    -0.87    16.56   93.0   29.8
09/18/2021 03:30:00    19.49    -4.81    20.07  103.9   29.8
09/18/2021 04:00:00    11.74    -4.58    12.60  111.3   29.8
09/18/2021 04:30:00    10.72   -13.86    17.52  142.3   29.8
09/18/2021 05:00:00    10.98    -7.60    13.35  124.7   29.8
09/18/2021 05:30:00    10.57    -6.61    12.47  122.0   29.8
09/18/2021 06:00:00     1.99    -5.02     5.40  158.4   29.8
09/18/2021 06:30:00     9.59   -10.59    14.29  137.8   29.8
09/18/2021 07:00:00     4.41   -12.30    13.07  160.3   29.8
09/18/2021 07:30:00     1.69   -11.10    11.23  171.3   29.8
09/18/2021 08:00:00     2.18   -12.93    13.11  170.4   29.8
09/18/2021 08:30:00     0.81   -14.10    14.12  176.7   29.7
09/18/2021 09:00:00    -6.24    -7.55     9.79  219.6   29.7
09/18/2021 09:30:00    -3.39    -6.12     7.00  209.0   29.7
09/18/2021 10:00:00    -5.56    -9.73    11.21  209.7   29.7
09/18/2021 10:30:00    -8.49   -10.17    13.25  219.9   29.7
09/18/2021 11:00:00    -9.97    -9.32    13.65  226.9   29.7
09/18/2021 11:30:00   -12.95    -4.47    13.70  251.0   29.7
09/18/2021 12:00:00    -9.69     0.76     9.72  274.5   29.6
09/18/2021 12:30:00    -4.11     2.74     4.94  303.7   29.6
09/18/2021 13:00:00    -4.88     2.05     5.29  292.8   29.6



       
 

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    29.95    59.32    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 00:30:00    29.91    59.27    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 01:00:00    29.89    59.25    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 01:30:00    29.87    59.23    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 02:00:00    29.85    59.20    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 02:30:00    29.81    59.15    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 03:00:00    29.79    59.13    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 03:30:00    29.79    59.14    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 04:00:00    29.79    59.12    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 04:30:00    29.77    59.10    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 05:00:00    29.78    59.11    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 05:30:00    29.78    59.10    35.66     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 06:00:00    29.77    59.09    35.66     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 06:30:00    29.76    59.08    35.66     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 07:00:00    29.74    59.08    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 07:30:00    29.76    59.09    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 08:00:00    29.75    59.09    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 08:30:00    29.74    59.08    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 09:00:00    29.72    59.06    35.68     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 09:30:00    29.72    59.06    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 10:00:00    29.72    59.05    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 10:30:00    29.69    59.02    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 11:00:00    29.67    58.99    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 11:30:00    29.63    58.95    35.67     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 12:00:00    29.65    58.96    35.66     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 12:30:00    29.64    58.95    35.66     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 13:00:00    29.63    58.94    35.66     0.00     0.00