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 12:20 pm EDT on Fri, Aug 14, 2020 (16:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 7.03 kts (3.62 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 8.15 kts (4.19 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 108.5° (ESE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 74.3 °F (23.5 °C) CSI Temp Probe
PAR Radiation: 1543 umole/m^2/s Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.6 ft (0.17 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.0 ft (0.30 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.64 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 126.1° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 72.6 °F (22.6 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.195 kts (10.0 cm/s), 331.4° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.243 kts (12.5 cm/s), 17.7° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.206 kts (10.6 cm/s), 255.8° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.099 kts (5.1 cm/s), 203.1° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.119 kts (6.1 cm/s), 10.4° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 54.1 ft (16.5 m) Depth: 0.186 kts (9.6 cm/s), 109.6° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 54.6 °F (12.5 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 111.42 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 11.9 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.22 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -1.99 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 131.90 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.53 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.2 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 155 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 203 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.69 ft (20.021 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 54.8 °F (12.6 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 65.11 ft (19.85 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.987830 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.270310 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 177.0 m AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: 11 ft (3 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: 0 ft (0 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 214.7° (SW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -0.2° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 3.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 129.8° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -1.1° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.1° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.85 volts SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 1.486 amps Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 13.50 volts SPC Board
Battery Current: 0.770 amps (+=charging) Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.431 amps Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.55 volts SPC Board

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