Station Map | Alpena | Muskegon M20 | Muskegon M45 | Reno Beach | Saginaw Bay | Spectacle Reef | Toledo Marker | White Shoal

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

Photo of Station Map of Station

Conditions around 10:00 pm EDT on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 (02:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 4.42 kts (2.28 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 4.91 kts (2.53 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 239.4° (WSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 57.7 °F (14.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.4 ft (0.42 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.0 ft (0.60 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 4.15 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 146.8° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 56.9 °F (13.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.125 kts (6.4 cm/s), 174.6° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.060 kts (3.1 cm/s), 119.1° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.177 kts (9.1 cm/s), 29.7° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.314 kts (16.1 cm/s), 132.5° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.341 kts (17.5 cm/s), 87.1° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.086 kts (4.4 cm/s), 270.0° (W) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 50.6 °F (10.3 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 93.73 %Sat (10.49 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.18 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.70 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 133.50 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.44 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.3 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 148 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 205 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.42 ft (19.330 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 50.5 °F (10.3 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 63.14 ft (19.25 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.988157 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.270483 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 174.7 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 324.0° (NW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 1.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 3.3° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 201.6° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.3° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -0.1° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.47 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.12 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.75 volts SPC Board


Project Team:


Links to All Stations:

Alpena | Cleveland | Cleveland North | Grand Haven North | Grand Haven Pier | Grand Haven South | Muskegon | Saginaw Bay Buoy | Spectacle Reef Light | Stannard Rock Light | Tennessee Reef Light | Thunder Bay Island | Toledo Harbor Light | Toledo Marker 2 | West Lake Erie | White Shoal Light