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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Muskegon Buoy   Location: 43° 10.863´ N,   86° 21.560´ W,   Depth: 75 ft (23 m)

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Conditions around 4:40 am EDT on Sun, Apr 30, 2017 (08:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 17.06 kts (8.78 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 21.83 kts (11.23 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 42.0 °F (5.6 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 86.9° (E) AirMar Weather Sensor
Barometric Pressure: 30.03 inHg (1016.85 hPa) R.M. Young Barometer
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.2 ft (0.36 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.8 ft (0.55 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.51 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 311.0° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Water Temperature (near surface): 46.5 °F (8.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 46.7 °F (8.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 97.60 %Sat (11.50 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -0.4 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 4.51 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 214.41 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.45 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 2.0 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 224 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 330 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.10 ft (1.250 m) YSI Sonde
Pressure (at YSI Sensor): 16.51 psia (11.38 dbar) YSI Sonde
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
SBE Conductivity (near bottom): 200.4 uS/cm SeaBird CTD
SBE Water Temperature (near bottom): 42.7 °F (5.9 °C) SeaBird CTD
SBE Sensor Depth: 72.8 ft (22.2 m) SeaBird CTD
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 42.8 °F (6.0 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 74.72 ft (22.77 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Engineering Data:   
KVH Compass: 296.0° (WNW) KVH Compass
GPS Latitude: 43.181083 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -86.359338 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 175.3 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 285.3° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -7.8° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -1.3° AirMar Weather Sensor
Nortek Compass: 279.2° (W) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.40 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.13 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.97 volts SPC Board

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