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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.152´ N,   83° 35.719´ W,   Depth: 44 ft (14 m)

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Conditions around 2:00 pm EDT on Sat, Sep 23, 2017 (18:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 6.95 kts (3.58 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 7.51 kts (3.86 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 161.0° (SSE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 78.2 °F (25.7 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.4 ft (0.11 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.7 ft (0.22 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 1.77 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 127.5° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 71.6 °F (22.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 71.6 °F (22.0 °C) YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -0.96 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 159.07 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.14 YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 231 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 245 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 22.5 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.06 ft (1.237 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.218 kts (11.2 cm/s), 221.4° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.173 kts (8.9 cm/s), 237.4° (WSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.187 kts (9.6 cm/s), 0.0° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.201 kts (10.3 cm/s), 71.4° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.8 °F (18.8 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 33.82 %Sat (3.15 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.23 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.16 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 154.03 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.01 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.4 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 209 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 237 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 2.1 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.26 ft (13.186 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.5 °F (18.6 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.51 ft (13.26 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985732 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.594867 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 175.4 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 8.8° (N) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -6.6° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -1.5° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 336.4° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 4.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.6 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 17.55 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.64 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 47.19 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -70.0 dB CDMA Modem


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