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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.223´ N,   83° 16.183´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2017.



Conditions around 5:00 pm EDT on Mon, Oct 3, 2016 (21:00 GMT)

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 8.62 kts (4.43 m/s)   [Oct 3] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 10.02 kts (5.15 m/s)   [Oct 3] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 59.6 °F (15.3 °C)   [Oct 3] CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 87.8° (E)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.2 ft (0.38 m)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.0 ft (0.60 m)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.71 secs   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 98.0° (E)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 59.7 °F (15.4 °C)   [Oct 3] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 10.8 ft (3.3 m) Depth: 0.091 kts (0.047 m/s), 345.1° (NNW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 20.7 ft (6.3 m) Depth: 0.198 kts (0.102 m/s), 337.5° (NNW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 30.5 ft (9.3 m) Depth: 0.171 kts (0.088 m/s), 49.6° (NE)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 40.4 ft (12.3 m) Depth: 0.228 kts (0.117 m/s), 200.4° (SSW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 50.2 ft (15.3 m) Depth: 0.212 kts (0.109 m/s), 148.5° (SSE)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 56.8 ft (17.3 m) Depth: 0.168 kts (0.087 m/s), 173.4° (S)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 45.8 °F (7.7 °C)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 98.44 %Sat (11.75 mg/L)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -1.13 µg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.76 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 134.41 mg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.50   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.6 µg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 138 µS/cm   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 207 µS/cm   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -0.8 NTU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.03 ft (19.210 m)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.0 °F (7.8 °C)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 62.84 ft (19.15 m)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.987042 N   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.269740 E   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 175.2 m   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 1   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 157.5° (SSE)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 3.0°   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 4.2°   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 335.7° (NNW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.4°   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.5°   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 12.51 volts   [Oct 3] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.63 volts   [Oct 3] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.82 volts   [Oct 3] SPC Board


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