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 George P. Bush, Commissioner

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Texas Automated Buoy System
Real Time Ocean Observations
Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and
Response since 1995
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TABS Buoy W -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy W Conditions at 09/18/2021 10:00 UTC (09/18/2021 05:00 CDT)
28° 21.0420'N   96° 0.3480'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Water Depth: 72 feet (21 meters)
Speed: 16.79 cm/s (0.33 kts) Direction: 249 °T (WSW) Water Temp: 28°C (83 °F)
System Voltage: 0.0 V Signal Strength: -26.6 dB Ping Count: 150
  


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 03:30:00    -1.85    -2.69     3.26  214.5   28.5
09/18/2021 04:00:00    -5.18    -5.58     7.61  222.9   28.5
09/18/2021 04:30:00    -3.87    -9.14     9.93  202.9   28.5
09/18/2021 05:00:00    -8.00   -10.51    13.21  217.3   28.5
09/18/2021 05:30:00   -16.15   -11.06    19.57  235.6   28.4
09/18/2021 06:00:00   -15.67   -10.52    18.87  236.1   28.6
09/18/2021 06:30:00   -13.88   -14.02    19.73  224.7   28.6
09/18/2021 07:00:00   -16.10   -13.82    21.22  229.4   28.6
09/18/2021 07:30:00   -16.33   -12.90    20.81  231.7   28.5
09/18/2021 08:00:00   -16.02   -10.55    19.18  236.6   28.4
09/18/2021 08:30:00   -19.13    -5.51    19.91  253.9   28.3
09/18/2021 09:00:00   -15.40    -9.21    17.94  239.1   28.3
09/18/2021 09:30:00   -15.63    -6.56    16.95  247.2   28.2
09/18/2021 10:00:00   -15.67    -6.03    16.79  249.0   28.2



       
 

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 03:30:00    28.48     5.27    32.18     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 04:00:00    28.49     5.27    32.17     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 04:30:00    28.47     5.27    32.20     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 05:00:00    28.49     5.27    32.18     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 05:30:00    28.36     5.25    32.12     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 06:00:00    28.64     5.27    32.07     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 06:30:00    28.61     5.26    32.09     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 07:00:00    28.57     5.26    32.09     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 07:30:00    28.48     5.25    32.07     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 08:00:00    28.42     5.24    32.04     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 08:30:00    28.38     5.23    32.04     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 09:00:00    28.34     5.23    32.04     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 09:30:00    28.25     5.22    32.01     0.00     0.00
09/18/2021 10:00:00    28.27     5.22    32.02     0.00     0.00