Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.145´ N,   83° 16.116´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Conditions around 8:20 pm EDT on Mon, Jun 18, 2018 (00:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.89 kts (3.03 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 6.17 kts (3.18 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 347.1° (NNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 64.4 °F (18.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.4 ft (0.12 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.7 ft (0.21 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 1.99 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 39.2° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 59.6 °F (15.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.233 kts (12.0 cm/s), 153.2° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.064 kts (3.3 cm/s), 358.3° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.185 kts (9.5 cm/s), 80.9° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.077 kts (4.0 cm/s), 163.9° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.088 kts (4.5 cm/s), 144.9° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.102 kts (5.2 cm/s), 61.5° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.0 °F (7.8 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 116.61 %Sat (13.87 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.04 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.21 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 130.96 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.36 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.1 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 135 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 201 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): -2.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.78 ft (20.049 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 46.0 °F (7.8 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 64.90 ft (19.78 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
AirMar Compass: 82.1° (E) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 4.7° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 3.1° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 106.6° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.3° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 13.40 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.36 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.57 volts SPC Board

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