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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 12:20 am EDT on Sat, May 27, 2017 (04:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.52 kts (2.84 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 5.83 kts (3.00 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 210.1° (SSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 49.5 °F (9.7 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.2 ft (0.05 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.3 ft (0.09 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 1.96 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 111.1° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 48.0 °F (8.9 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.052 kts (2.7 cm/s), 250.2° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.248 kts (12.7 cm/s), 228.2° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.091 kts (4.7 cm/s), 292.7° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.079 kts (4.1 cm/s), 301.0° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.075 kts (3.9 cm/s), 101.9° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.122 kts (6.3 cm/s), 303.9° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 45.6 °F (7.6 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 98.62 %Sat (11.80 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.10 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.54 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 134.17 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.38 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.2 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 138 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 206 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.1 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.04 ft (19.214 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 45.8 °F (7.7 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 62.63 ft (19.09 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.988198 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.270517 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 180.6 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 260.7° (W) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 1.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 2.8° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 201.5° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.8° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.47 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.31 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.77 volts SPC Board


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