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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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Conditions around 1:00 am EDT on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 (05:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 15.53 kts (7.99 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 17.64 kts (9.07 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 69.9 °F (21.1 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 285.3° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Barometric Pressure: 29.87 inHg (1011.52 hPa) R.M. Young Barometer
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 2.6 ft (0.78 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 4.6 ft (1.41 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 3.10 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 201.0° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 69.7 °F (20.9 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 69.7 °F (21.0 °C) YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 212 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 230 µS/cm YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 5.58 ft (1.701 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 8.2 ft (2.5 m) Depth: 0.414 kts (0.213 m/s), 126.2° (SE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 18.0 ft (5.5 m) Depth: 0.415 kts (0.214 m/s), 128.2° (SE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 27.9 ft (8.5 m) Depth: 0.319 kts (0.164 m/s), 138.5° (SE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 37.7 ft (11.5 m) Depth: 0.325 kts (0.167 m/s), 152.2° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 47.6 ft (14.5 m) Depth: 0.219 kts (0.113 m/s), 139.0° (SE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.354 kts (0.182 m/s), 166.3° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 67.3 ft (20.5 m) Depth: 0.490 kts (0.252 m/s), 260.9° (W) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
SBE Conductivity (near bottom): 222.8 uS/cm SeaBird CTD
SBE Water Temperature (near bottom): 53.9 °F (12.2 °C) SeaBird CTD
SBE Sensor Depth: 70.6 ft (21.5 m) SeaBird CTD
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 51.3 °F (10.7 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 72.13 ft (21.98 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
KVH Compass: 133.5° (SE) KVH Compass
   
GPS Latitude: 43.179653 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -86.357492 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 178.3 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 131.2° (SE) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -7.2° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -2.5° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 169.8° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.0° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.0° Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Buoy Compass Heading: 133.5° (SE) KVH Fluxgate Compass
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.40 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.10 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 51.00 volts SPC Board


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