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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 Sat, Jul 30, 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: 14.89 kts (7.66 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 16.57 kts (8.53 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 71.2 °F (21.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 57.9° (ENE) AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 2.1 ft (0.64 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 3.7 ft (1.13 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 3.02 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 55.8° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 73.8 °F (23.2 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 74.0 °F (23.3 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 101.75 %Sat (8.67 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -1.53 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -0.48 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 166.01 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 9.11 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 1.5 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 247 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 255 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.4 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.76 ft (1.452 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.085 kts (0.044 m/s), 349.5° (N) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.089 kts (0.046 m/s), 351.2° (N) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.434 kts (0.223 m/s), 11.1° (N) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.034 kts (0.018 m/s), 16.4° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 69.0 °F (20.5 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 94.61 %Sat (8.51 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -1.18 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.72 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 153.27 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.68 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 1.9 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 216 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 236 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.4 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.61 ft (13.292 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 68.8 °F (20.4 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.15 ft (13.15 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985195 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.595168 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 179.6 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 251.0° (WSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -9.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -2.3° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 48.1° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 3.7° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.4° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.6 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 17.59 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.72 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 47.19 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -69.0 dB CDMA Modem


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