Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Muskegon Buoy   Location: 43° 11.089´ N,   86° 21.389´ W,   Depth: 73 ft (22 m)

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NOTE: Wind direction sensor failed. See nearby Muskegon M45 Buoy for wind direction.

Conditions around 5:02 am EDT on Wed, Sep 23, 2020 (09:02 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 1.98 kts (1.02 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 2.32 kts (1.20 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 125.4° (SE)   (BAD VALUE?) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 64.4 °F (18.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 30.03 inHg (1016.86 hPa) R.M. Young Barometer
PAR Radiation: 0 umole/m^2/s Li-COR PAR Sensor
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.28 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.5 ft (0.45 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.77 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 194.6° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Water Temperature (near surface): 64.0 °F (17.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 64.1 °F (17.9 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 107.01 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 10.1 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -0.0 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -1.32 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 185.30 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.58 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.3 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 246 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 285 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.5 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.41 ft (1.345 m) YSI Sonde
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.133 kts (6.8 cm/s), 61.2° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.220 kts (11.3 cm/s), 164.1° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.273 kts (14.0 cm/s), 121.3° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 44.3 ft (13.5 m) Depth: 0.406 kts (20.9 cm/s), 152.9° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 54.1 ft (16.5 m) Depth: 0.549 kts (28.2 cm/s), 152.8° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 60.7 ft (18.5 m) Depth: 0.523 kts (26.9 cm/s), 156.1° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
SBE Conductivity (near bottom): 241.2 uS/cm SeaBird CTD
SBE Water Temperature (near bottom): 59.5 °F (15.3 °C) SeaBird CTD
SBE Sensor Depth: 70.7 ft (21.5 m) SeaBird CTD
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 59.3 °F (15.2 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 72.45 ft (22.08 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.184810 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -86.356450 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 176.3 m AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: 0 ft (0 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: 5 ft (2 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 178.0° (S) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -1.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -0.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
Nortek Compass: 228.9° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.7° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -1.1° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.40 volts SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 0.048 amps Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 11.73 volts SPC Board
Battery Current: -1.432 amps (+=charging) Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.419 amps Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.48 volts SPC Board

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