Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.2842´ N,   83° 16.1952´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for spring 2023.



Conditions around 11:20 pm EDT on Sun, Oct 2, 2022 (03:20 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 4.30 kts (2.21 m/s)   [Oct 2] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 5.52 kts (2.84 m/s)   [Oct 2] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 106.5° (ESE)   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 53.4 °F (11.9 °C)   [Oct 2] CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 30.44 inHg (1030.76 hPa)   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 0 umole/m^2/s   [Oct 2] Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.4 ft (0.42 m)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.4 ft (0.74 m)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 3.44 secs   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 76.7° (ENE)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 60.5 °F (15.8 °C)   [Oct 2] CSI Temp Probe
   
pH (near surface): 9.52   [Oct 2] CSIM11 pH Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.150 kts (7.7 cm/s), 270.7° (W)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.199 kts (10.2 cm/s), 35.9° (NE)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.295 kts (15.2 cm/s), 10.6° (N)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.346 kts (17.8 cm/s), 1.6° (N)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.181 kts (9.3 cm/s), 342.5° (NNW)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 54.1 ft (16.5 m) Depth: 0.143 kts (7.4 cm/s), 344.3° (NNW)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 60.3 °F (15.8 °C)   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 105.92 %Sat   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 10.5 mg/L   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.13 RFU   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.77 RFU   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 129.50 mg/L   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.41   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.4 RFU   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 164 µS/cm   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 199 µS/cm   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.6 NTU   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.55 ft (19.369 m)   [Oct 2] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 60.4 °F (15.8 °C)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 62.71 ft (19.11 m)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.988120 N   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.269940 E   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 181.5 m   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: 18 ft (6 m)   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: -5 ft (-2 m)   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 231.5° (SW)   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -2.4°   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 4.5°   [Oct 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 192.2° (SSW)   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.8°   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.9°   [Oct 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.50 volts   [Oct 2] SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 0.007 amps   [Oct 2] Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 12.19 volts   [Oct 2] SPC Board
Battery Current: -1.370 amps (+=charging)   [Oct 2] Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.519 amps   [Oct 2] Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.71 volts   [Oct 2] SPC Board

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