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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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Conditions around 5:00 am EDT on Sat, Aug 19, 2017 (09:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 15.70 kts (8.08 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 17.45 kts (8.98 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 290.3° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 63.6 °F (17.6 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.4 ft (0.42 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.5 ft (0.76 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.30 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 95.3° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 65.7 °F (18.7 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.230 kts (11.8 cm/s), 114.0° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.083 kts (4.3 cm/s), 150.4° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.037 kts (1.9 cm/s), 38.7° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.142 kts (7.3 cm/s), 53.9° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.154 kts (7.9 cm/s), 251.6° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.195 kts (10.0 cm/s), 257.9° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 43.2 °F (6.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 96.83 %Sat (11.99 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.06 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.59 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 133.94 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.32 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.3 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 132 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 206 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.56 ft (19.373 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 43.2 °F (6.2 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 63.15 ft (19.25 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.988140 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.270455 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 172.8 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 352.1° (N) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 5.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 9.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 202.1° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.0° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.47 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.19 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.71 volts SPC Board


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