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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Muskegon Buoy   Location: 43° 10.770´ N,   86° 21.451´ W,   Depth: 72 ft (22 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2017.



Conditions around 1:00 pm EDT on Wed, Nov 2, 2016 (17:00 GMT)

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 6.65 kts (3.42 m/s)   [Nov 2] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 7.20 kts (3.70 m/s)   [Nov 2] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 56.2 °F (13.4 °C)   [Nov 2] CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 75.1° (ENE)   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
Barometric Pressure: 30.14 inHg (1020.48 hPa)   [Nov 2] R.M. Young Barometer
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.3 ft (0.10 m)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.5 ft (0.16 m)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.75 secs   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 210.0° (SSW)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 57.1 °F (14.0 °C)   [Nov 2] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 57.2 °F (14.0 °C)   [Nov 2] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 177 µS/cm   [Nov 2] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 224 µS/cm   [Nov 2] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 5.80 ft (1.769 m)   [Nov 2] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.284 kts (0.146 m/s), 331.9° (NNW)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.303 kts (0.156 m/s), 327.8° (NNW)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.308 kts (0.158 m/s), 32.9° (NNE)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.285 kts (0.146 m/s), 326.4° (NNW)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.397 kts (0.204 m/s), 314.4° (NW)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.325 kts (0.167 m/s), 338.2° (NNW)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 67.3 ft (20.5 m) Depth: 0.028 kts (0.014 m/s), 56.3° (ENE)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
SBE Conductivity (near bottom): 232.9 uS/cm   [Nov 2] SeaBird CTD
SBE Water Temperature (near bottom): 56.5 °F (13.6 °C)   [Nov 2] SeaBird CTD
SBE Sensor Depth: 70.4 ft (21.5 m)   [Nov 2] SeaBird CTD
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 56.5 °F (13.6 °C)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 72.06 ft (21.96 m)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
KVH Compass: 280.7° (W)   [Nov 2] KVH Compass
   
GPS Latitude: 43.179690 N   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -86.357540 E   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 183.7 m   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 274.2° (W)   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -3.5°   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -1.0°   [Nov 2] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 170.5° (S)   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.2°   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -1.4°   [Nov 2] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Buoy Compass Heading: 280.7° (W)   [Nov 2] KVH Fluxgate Compass
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 12.65 volts   [Nov 2] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.48 volts   [Nov 2] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.98 volts   [Nov 2] SPC Board


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