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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 2018.



Conditions around 3:00 pm EDT on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 (19:00 GMT)

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.14 kts (2.64 m/s)   [Oct 26] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 6.10 kts (3.14 m/s)   [Oct 26] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 43.3° (NE)   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 44.5 °F (6.9 °C)   [Oct 26] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.6 ft (0.18 m)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.26 m)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.12 secs   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 91.5° (E)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 51.3 °F (10.7 °C)   [Oct 26] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.139 kts (7.2 cm/s), 312.2° (NW)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.259 kts (13.3 cm/s), 317.4° (NW)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.166 kts (8.5 cm/s), 302.6° (WNW)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.101 kts (5.2 cm/s), 322.0° (NW)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.276 kts (14.2 cm/s), 168.6° (SSE)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.152 kts (7.8 cm/s), 129.8° (SE)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 44.1 °F (6.7 °C)   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 91.71 %Sat (11.20 mg/L)   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.05 RFU   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.62 RFU   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 133.16 mg/L   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.29   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.1 RFU   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 133 µS/cm   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 205 µS/cm   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.4 NTU   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.17 ft (19.252 m)   [Oct 26] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 44.2 °F (6.8 °C)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 62.86 ft (19.16 m)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.988133 N   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.270540 E   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 177.8 m   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 116.8° (ESE)   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 2.3°   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 3.8°   [Oct 26] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 201.9° (SSW)   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -2.6°   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.8°   [Oct 26] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 13.42 volts   [Oct 26] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.24 volts   [Oct 26] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.73 volts   [Oct 26] SPC Board


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