Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.3796´ N,   83° 16.2762´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Conditions around 3:40 am EDT on Sat, May 25, 2024 (07:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 13.55 kts (6.97 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 15.39 kts (7.92 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 130.2° (SE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 51.8 °F (11.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Air Pressure (sea level): 29.75 inHg (1007.30 hPa) AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 0 umole/m^2/s Li-COR PAR Sensor
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.5 ft (0.47 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.7 ft (0.83 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.73 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 137.9° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Water Temperature (near surface): 54.2 °F (12.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
CO₂ (near surface): 271.56 ppmv Pro Oceanus Mini CO₂ Digital Sensor
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.196 kts (10.1 cm/s), 332.2° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.397 kts (20.4 cm/s), 3.9° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.191 kts (9.8 cm/s), 297.9° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.108 kts (5.5 cm/s), 304.0° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.153 kts (7.9 cm/s), 228.6° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 54.1 ft (16.5 m) Depth: 0.144 kts (7.4 cm/s), 266.1° (W) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.3 °F (7.9 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 110.86 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 13.1 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.77 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.22 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 136.99 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.41 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.4 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 142 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 211 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -0.4 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 66.19 ft (20.174 m) YSI Sonde
Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.4 °F (8.0 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 66.10 ft (20.15 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.984020 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.271100 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 577 ft (176 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: 0 ft (0 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: 0 ft (0 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 203.5° (SSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 1.4° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 4.2° AirMar Weather Sensor
Battery Voltage: 12.3 volts   [May 15] iSAMI pH Sensor
Nortek Compass: 133.9° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.1° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.50 volts SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 0.036 amps Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 12.24 volts SPC Board
Battery Current: -1.205 amps (+=charging) Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.579 amps Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.75 volts SPC Board

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