Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.145´ N,   83° 16.116´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2019.



Conditions around 12:00 pm EDT on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 (16:00 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 9.00 kts (4.63 m/s)   [Sep 17] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 10.21 kts (5.25 m/s)   [Sep 17] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 183.2° (S)   [Sep 17] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 71.2 °F (21.8 °C)   [Sep 17] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.26 m)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.6 ft (0.48 m)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.49 secs   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 217.4° (SW)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 68.0 °F (20.0 °C)   [Sep 17] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.069 kts (3.6 cm/s), 147.7° (SSE)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.021 kts (1.1 cm/s), 311.2° (NW)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.269 kts (13.9 cm/s), 109.0° (ESE)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.252 kts (13.0 cm/s), 115.6° (ESE)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.119 kts (6.1 cm/s), 90.0° (E)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.334 kts (17.2 cm/s), 270.7° (W)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 48.6 °F (9.2 °C)   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 110.53 %Sat (12.71 mg/L)   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.00 RFU   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.15 RFU   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 131.26 mg/L   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.29   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.1 RFU   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 141 µS/cm   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 202 µS/cm   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -2.0 NTU   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.49 ft (19.961 m)   [Sep 17] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 48.6 °F (9.2 °C)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 64.61 ft (19.69 m)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
AirMar Compass: 230.9° (SW)   [Sep 17] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 4.8°   [Sep 17] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 5.2°   [Sep 17] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 104.8° (ESE)   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.4°   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.2°   [Sep 17] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.01 volts   [Sep 17] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.70 volts   [Sep 17] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.53 volts   [Sep 17] SPC Board

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