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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.126´ N,   83° 35.698´ W,   Depth: 44 ft (14 m)

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Conditions around 12:40 pm EDT on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 (16:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 8.93 kts (4.59 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 10.29 kts (5.29 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 62.6 °F (17.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 345.3° (NNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.3 ft (0.41 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.7 ft (0.83 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.69 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 47.5° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 69.9 °F (21.1 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 70.0 °F (21.1 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 99.87 %Sat (8.87 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -1.52 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 1.75 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 189.70 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.82 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 1.7 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 270 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 292 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.95 ft (1.508 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.257 kts (0.132 m/s), 87.0° (E) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.250 kts (0.129 m/s), 59.6° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.349 kts (0.180 m/s), 43.6° (NE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.154 kts (0.079 m/s), 85.7° (E) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 60.0 °F (15.5 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 98.37 %Sat (9.80 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -1.29 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.61 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 143.57 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.27 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.5 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 181 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 221 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.9 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.86 ft (13.369 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 59.9 °F (15.5 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.31 ft (13.20 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985205 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.595135 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 180.0 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 181.2° (S) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -5.4° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -3.2° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 48.0° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 4.0° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.43 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.86 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 46.45 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -72.0 dB CDMA Modem


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