Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.2745´ N,   83° 16.17345´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Conditions around 5:40 pm EDT on Sat, Jun 15, 2019 (21:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 6.19 kts (3.18 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 6.71 kts (3.45 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 135.7° (SE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 54.7 °F (12.6 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.7 ft (0.22 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.3 ft (0.39 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 3.22 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 169.8° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 54.6 °F (12.5 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.060 kts (3.1 cm/s), 290.8° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.143 kts (7.3 cm/s), 95.5° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.112 kts (5.8 cm/s), 107.2° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.284 kts (14.6 cm/s), 149.6° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.134 kts (6.9 cm/s), 13.4° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.133 kts (6.8 cm/s), 121.8° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.7 °F (8.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 110.18 %Sat (12.99 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.26 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.76 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 128.87 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.29 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.2 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 134 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 198 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -0.8 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.10 ft (19.842 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 47.0 °F (8.3 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 64.51 ft (19.66 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.987968 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.269573 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 175.4 m AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 184.2° (S) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 1.5° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 4.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 141.9° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 17.96 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.76 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.62 volts SPC Board

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