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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Conditions around 3:20 am EDT on Mon, Aug 20, 2018 (07:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 9.09 kts (4.67 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 10.44 kts (5.37 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 183.0° (S) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 73.0 °F (22.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.2 ft (0.38 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.5 ft (0.77 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.63 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 178.8° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 73.0 °F (22.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.204 kts (10.5 cm/s), 119.0° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.228 kts (11.7 cm/s), 87.6° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.049 kts (2.5 cm/s), 306.9° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.405 kts (20.8 cm/s), 73.8° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.556 kts (28.6 cm/s), 72.7° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.785 kts (40.4 cm/s), 303.2° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.3 °F (7.9 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 113.29 %Sat (13.43 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.01 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.19 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 131.38 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.28 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.2 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 136 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 202 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -2.0 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.49 ft (19.961 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.3 °F (7.9 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 64.62 ft (19.70 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
AirMar Compass: 241.8° (WSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 5.0° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 3.3° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 105.6° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.47 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.28 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.55 volts SPC Board

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