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 10/21/2021 23:00 UTC (10/21/2021 18:00 CDT)
26° 11.4840'N   97° 3.0420'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 68 feet (20 meters)
Speed: 34.69 cm/s (0.67 kts) Direction: 77 °T (ENE) Water Temp: 28°C (82 °F)
System Voltage: 10.8 V Signal Strength: -17.7 dB Ping Count: 150
Wind: 4.1 m/s (7.9 kts)
          From 91°T (E)
Air Temp: 16 °C (60 °F)
Relative Humidity:  56 %
Pressure: 1017.0 mb (30.03 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)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
10/21/2021 00:00:00   -11.02    -4.75    12.00  246.7   27.2
10/21/2021 00:30:00   -11.77    -3.37    12.24  254.0   27.2
10/21/2021 01:00:00   -15.38    -5.29    16.26  251.0   27.1
10/21/2021 01:30:00   -13.31    -6.30    14.73  244.7   27.2
10/21/2021 02:00:00   -13.59    -7.71    15.62  240.4   27.2
10/21/2021 02:30:00   -22.58    -8.07    23.98  250.3   27.1
10/21/2021 03:00:00   -11.41   -11.75    16.38  224.2   27.2
10/21/2021 03:30:00   -17.60   -11.75    21.16  236.3   27.2
10/21/2021 04:00:00   -18.08    -9.96    20.64  241.2   27.3
10/21/2021 04:30:00   -11.78   -12.43    17.13  223.5   27.1
10/21/2021 05:00:00   -15.89   -18.39    24.30  220.8   27.0
10/21/2021 05:30:00   -18.96   -10.35    21.60  241.4   27.0
10/21/2021 06:00:00   -15.74   -11.36    19.41  234.2   27.1
10/21/2021 06:30:00   -14.43   -14.28    20.30  225.3   27.0
10/21/2021 07:00:00   -15.48   -14.62    21.29  226.6   27.0
10/21/2021 07:30:00    -6.72   -14.23    15.74  205.3   26.9
10/21/2021 08:00:00   -11.36   -13.16    17.38  220.8   26.9
10/21/2021 08:30:00   -14.88   -13.35    19.99  228.1   26.9
10/21/2021 09:00:00   -13.76   -12.20    18.39  228.4   26.9
10/21/2021 09:30:00   -11.21   -13.24    17.35  220.3   26.8
10/21/2021 10:00:00    -8.66   -15.23    17.52  209.6   26.8
10/21/2021 10:30:00   -12.43    -8.92    15.30  234.3   27.0
10/21/2021 11:00:00    -7.40   -14.26    16.07  207.4   27.1
10/21/2021 11:30:00   -10.31    -3.86    11.01  249.5   26.9
10/21/2021 12:00:00     1.03   -14.45    14.49  175.9   27.1
10/21/2021 12:30:00     3.46   -15.05    15.44  167.1   27.1
10/21/2021 13:00:00     1.79   -13.27    13.39  172.3   27.1
10/21/2021 13:30:00     3.46   -13.21    13.66  165.3   27.1
10/21/2021 14:00:00    17.66   -14.71    22.98  129.8   27.1
10/21/2021 14:30:00    18.41   -10.07    20.98  118.7   27.1
10/21/2021 15:00:00    24.40    -7.13    25.42  106.3   27.0
10/21/2021 15:30:00    19.62    -8.25    21.28  112.8   27.1
10/21/2021 16:00:00    26.66    -1.28    26.69   92.7   27.1
10/21/2021 16:30:00    21.31    -4.42    21.76  101.7   27.1
10/21/2021 17:00:00    25.50    -0.47    25.50   91.1   27.3
10/21/2021 17:30:00    28.02     1.79    28.08   86.3   27.2
10/21/2021 18:00:00    20.90    13.57    24.92   57.0   27.4
10/21/2021 18:30:00    25.64    11.67    28.17   65.5   27.4
10/21/2021 19:00:00    28.65    15.84    32.74   61.1   27.5
10/21/2021 19:30:00    22.02    16.48    27.50   53.2   27.6
10/21/2021 20:00:00    23.90    10.05    25.93   67.2   27.6
10/21/2021 20:30:00    23.70    17.94    29.72   52.9   27.7
10/21/2021 21:00:00    22.41    14.51    26.70   57.1   27.7
10/21/2021 21:30:00    23.06     5.40    23.68   76.8   27.7
10/21/2021 22:00:00    25.44     0.43    25.44   89.0   27.7
10/21/2021 22:30:00    24.23     7.00    25.22   73.9   27.6
10/21/2021 23:00:00    33.74     8.08    34.69   76.5   27.6



       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
10/21/2021 00:00:00    27.21    49.91    31.14     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 00:30:00    27.14    49.85    31.14     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 01:00:00    27.17    49.89    31.15     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 01:30:00    27.18    49.91    31.14     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 02:00:00    27.16    49.88    31.15     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 02:30:00    27.16    49.91    31.16     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 03:00:00    27.18    49.91    31.15     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 03:30:00    27.23    49.96    31.15     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 04:00:00    27.26    49.95    31.13     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 04:30:00    27.10    49.57    30.97     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 05:00:00    26.96    49.33    30.89     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 05:30:00    26.99    49.36    30.89     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 06:00:00    27.06    49.43    30.90     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 06:30:00    27.00    49.37    30.89     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 07:00:00    26.94    49.30    30.88     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 07:30:00    26.89    49.25    30.88     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 08:00:00    26.89    49.27    30.90     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 08:30:00    26.88    49.32    30.94     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 09:00:00    26.83    49.32    30.97     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 09:30:00    26.79    49.33    31.00     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 10:00:00    26.76    49.41    31.08     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 10:30:00    26.75    49.43    31.10     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 11:00:00    26.95    50.23    31.53     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 11:30:00    27.08    50.60    31.70     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 12:00:00    27.08    50.54    31.66     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 12:30:00    27.02    50.36    31.57     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 13:00:00    27.06    50.42    31.59     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 13:30:00    27.07    50.46    31.61     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 14:00:00    27.06    50.36    31.55     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 14:30:00    27.01    50.18    31.45     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 15:00:00    27.12    50.38    31.52     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 15:30:00    27.07    50.22    31.44     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 16:00:00    27.11    50.27    31.45     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 16:30:00    27.20    50.41    31.48     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 17:00:00    27.23    50.39    31.46     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 17:30:00    27.25    50.39    31.44     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 18:00:00    27.46    50.57    31.42     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 18:30:00    27.65    50.75    31.42     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 19:00:00    27.61    50.70    31.41     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 19:30:00    27.72    50.83    31.43     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 20:00:00    27.65    50.80    31.46     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 20:30:00    27.77    50.91    31.45     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 21:00:00    27.75    50.86    31.43     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 21:30:00    27.70    50.84    31.45     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 22:00:00    27.67    50.77    31.42     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 22:30:00    27.63    50.79    31.46     0.00     0.00
10/21/2021 23:00:00    27.58    50.69    31.42     0.00     0.00