Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.2745´ N,   83° 16.17345´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Conditions around 5:00 pm EDT on Sat, Aug 24, 2019 (21:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 2.98 kts (1.54 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 4.91 kts (2.53 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 120.4° (ESE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 66.5 °F (19.2 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.5 ft (0.15 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.8 ft (0.25 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.59 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 178.1° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 68.7 °F (20.4 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.111 kts (5.7 cm/s), 250.6° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.123 kts (6.3 cm/s), 11.8° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.256 kts (13.2 cm/s), 350.8° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.070 kts (3.6 cm/s), 270.0° (W) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.126 kts (6.5 cm/s), 26.6° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.280 kts (14.4 cm/s), 335.4° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.6 °F (18.7 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 105.58 %Sat (9.86 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.25 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.39 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 120.43 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.59 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.0 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 163 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 185 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.42 ft (19.940 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 66.0 °F (18.9 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 64.81 ft (19.75 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.987963 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.269547 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 176.6 m AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 162.0° (SSE) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 2.4° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 3.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 141.7° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.3° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 13.40 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.39 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.52 volts SPC Board

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