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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Muskegon Buoy   Location: 43° 10.770´ N,   86° 21.451´ W,   Depth: 72 ft (22 m)

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Conditions around 2:00 am EDT on Sat, Aug 27, 2016 (06:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 11.04 kts (5.68 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 12.92 kts (6.64 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 67.8 °F (19.9 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 55.9° (NE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Barometric Pressure: 30.13 inHg (1020.19 hPa) R.M. Young Barometer
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.4 ft (0.13 m)   [1:01 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.8 ft (0.23 m)   [1:01 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 1.77 secs   [1:01 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 254.0° (WSW)   [1:01 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 74.2 °F (23.5 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 74.3 °F (23.5 °C) YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 260 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 267 µS/cm YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 5.88 ft (1.791 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.200 kts (0.103 m/s), 181.7° (S)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.331 kts (0.170 m/s), 173.6° (S)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.155 kts (0.080 m/s), 195.3° (SSW)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.332 kts (0.171 m/s), 158.4° (SSE)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.596 kts (0.306 m/s), 154.7° (SSE)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.322 kts (0.166 m/s), 129.4° (SE)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 67.3 ft (20.5 m) Depth: 0.183 kts (0.094 m/s), 175.7° (S)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
SBE Conductivity (near bottom): 212.1 uS/cm SeaBird CTD
SBE Water Temperature (near bottom): 50.6 °F (10.3 °C) SeaBird CTD
SBE Sensor Depth: 70.8 ft (21.6 m) SeaBird CTD
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 50.8 °F (10.5 °C)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 72.51 ft (22.10 m)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
KVH Compass: 263.2° (W) KVH Compass
   
GPS Latitude: 43.179670 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -86.357543 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 178.2 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 1 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 249.2° (WSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -4.0° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -2.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 169.9° (S)   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.2°   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -0.1°   [1:00 am] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Buoy Compass Heading: 263.2° (W) KVH Fluxgate Compass
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.40 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.20 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 51.04 volts SPC Board


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