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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 10:20 pm EDT on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 (02:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.98 kts (3.08 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 6.51 kts (3.35 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 72.8 °F (22.7 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 189.6° (S) AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.26 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.3 ft (0.40 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.41 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 243.3° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 71.5 °F (21.9 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 71.6 °F (22.0 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 100.28 %Sat (8.76 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -1.18 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -0.44 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 137.76 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.91 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 4.1 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 200 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 212 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 1.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.84 ft (1.476 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.133 kts (0.068 m/s), 148.2° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.303 kts (0.156 m/s), 168.9° (S) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.314 kts (0.161 m/s), 273.6° (W) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.490 kts (0.252 m/s), 218.2° (SW) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 57.8 °F (14.3 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 102.20 %Sat (10.45 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -1.04 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.50 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 142.72 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.44 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 2.2 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 175 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 220 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -0.5 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.53 ft (13.267 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 57.8 °F (14.4 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.08 ft (13.13 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985227 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.595160 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 178.2 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 26.9° (NNE) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -5.0° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -1.3° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 48.0° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 3.3° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.6 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.38 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.40 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.04 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -71.0 dB CDMA Modem


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