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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 10:40 am EDT on Wed, May 25, 2016 (14:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.75 kts (2.96 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 6.17 kts (3.18 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 64.9 °F (18.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 54.2° (NE) AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.4 ft (0.13 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.27 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 1.71 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 0.0° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 60.6 °F (15.9 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 60.7 °F (15.9 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 105.32 %Sat (10.40 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -1.59 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 1.35 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 186.18 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.62 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): -0.2 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 237 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 286 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -1.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.95 ft (1.509 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.137 kts (0.071 m/s), 7.3° (N) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.172 kts (0.089 m/s), 173.5° (S) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.177 kts (0.091 m/s), 208.3° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.112 kts (0.057 m/s), 193.1° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 52.2 °F (11.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 84.22 %Sat (9.23 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -1.07 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 3.92 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 191.90 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.16 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 5.4 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 218 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 295 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.45 ft (13.242 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 52.2 °F (11.2 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 42.80 ft (13.04 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985288 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.595280 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 177.1 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 265.5° (W) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -3.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -2.5° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 47.9° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 4.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.4° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 12.1 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.18 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.99 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 47.15 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -68.0 dB CDMA Modem


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