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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 pm EDT on Sat, Jul 22, 2017 (16:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 8.27 kts (4.26 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 9.33 kts (4.80 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 127.6° (SE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 68.0 °F (20.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.0 ft (0.29 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.6 ft (0.49 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.28 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 118.2° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 68.6 °F (20.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.081 kts (4.2 cm/s), 297.2° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.076 kts (3.9 cm/s), 181.5° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.319 kts (16.4 cm/s), 99.5° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.142 kts (7.3 cm/s), 76.5° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.250 kts (12.9 cm/s), 112.4° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.235 kts (12.1 cm/s), 72.2° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 52.3 °F (11.3 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 105.02 %Sat (11.51 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.18 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.80 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 129.78 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.61 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.3 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 147 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 200 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 63.45 ft (19.339 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 52.3 °F (11.3 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 63.06 ft (19.22 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.988160 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.270523 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 176.2 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 203.2° (SSW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 3.4° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 5.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 201.7° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.8° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 13.30 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.14 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.75 volts SPC Board


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