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 09/09/2021 22:00 UTC (09/09/2021 17:00 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: 3.00 cm/s (0.06 kts) Direction: 128 °T (SE) Water Temp: 1°C (34 °F)
System Voltage: 0.0 V Signal Strength: 0.0 dB Ping Count: 0
Wind: 12.7 m/s (24.6 kts)
          From 139°T (SE)
Air Temp: 24 °C (75 °F)
Relative Humidity:  90 %
Pressure: 1011.3 mb (29.86 inHg)
Waves: 2.6 m (8.6 ft) @ 8 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
09/07/2021 07:00:00     2.26    -1.97     3.00  131.1    1.0
09/07/2021 07:30:00     2.26    -1.97     3.00  131.1    1.0
09/07/2021 18:00:00     2.26    -1.97     3.00  131.1    1.0
09/07/2021 21:00:00     2.26    -1.97     3.00  131.1    1.0
09/07/2021 22:00:00     2.26    -1.97     3.00  131.1    1.0
09/07/2021 22:30:00     1.27    -2.72     3.00  155.0    9.0
09/07/2021 23:00:00     0.75    -0.66     1.00  131.3    1.0
09/07/2021 23:30:00     2.26    -1.97     3.00  131.1    1.0
09/09/2021 22:00:00     2.36    -1.85     3.00  128.1    1.0



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
09/13/2021 00:20:58      2.2        8
09/13/2021 01:20:57      2.4        8
09/13/2021 02:20:58      2.6        8
09/13/2021 03:20:57      2.5        8
09/13/2021 04:20:57      2.6        9
09/13/2021 05:20:57      2.4        9
09/13/2021 06:20:57      2.6        9
09/13/2021 07:20:57      2.6        8
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
09/13/2021 00:00:00    29.95    47.86    28.05     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 00:30:00    29.92    47.83    28.05     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 01:00:00    29.90    47.70    27.98     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 01:30:00    29.91    47.70    27.98     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 02:00:00    29.93    47.73    27.98     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 02:30:00    29.93    47.77    28.01     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 03:00:00    29.91    47.78    28.02     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 03:30:00    29.90    47.77    28.02     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 04:00:00    29.90    47.77    28.02     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 04:30:00    29.88    47.75    28.02     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 05:00:00    29.87    47.77    28.04     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 05:30:00    29.86    47.76    28.04     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 06:00:00    29.85    47.76    28.05     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 06:30:00    29.87    47.78    28.05     0.00     0.00
09/13/2021 07:00:00    29.82    47.70    28.03     0.00     0.00