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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 12:00 pm EDT on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 (16:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.32 kts (2.73 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 5.98 kts (3.08 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 60.4 °F (15.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 293.9° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Barometric Pressure: 30.13 inHg (1020.25 hPa) R.M. Young Barometer
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.3 ft (0.10 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.5 ft (0.16 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 3.00 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 181.3° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 58.8 °F (14.9 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 58.4 °F (14.7 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 117.50 %Sat (11.93 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 223 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 278 µS/cm YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 5.84 ft (1.779 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.399 kts (0.205 m/s), 155.6° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.476 kts (0.245 m/s), 137.6° (SE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.322 kts (0.166 m/s), 160.3° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.280 kts (0.144 m/s), 129.7° (SE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.117 kts (0.060 m/s), 333.4° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.170 kts (0.088 m/s), 18.6° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 67.3 ft (20.5 m) Depth: 0.132 kts (0.068 m/s), 298.1° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
SBE Conductivity (near bottom): 193.0 uS/cm SeaBird CTD
SBE Water Temperature (near bottom): 43.7 °F (6.5 °C) SeaBird CTD
SBE Sensor Depth: 71.0 ft (21.6 m) SeaBird CTD
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 43.8 °F (6.6 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 72.60 ft (22.13 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
KVH Compass: 158.1° (SSE) KVH Compass
   
GPS Latitude: 43.179652 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -86.357517 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 180.1 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 154.2° (SSE) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -4.3° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -1.5° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 170.0° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.4° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Buoy Compass Heading: 158.1° (SSE) KVH Fluxgate Compass
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.43 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.79 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 47.59 volts SPC Board


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