Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.0790´ N,   83° 35.7858´ W,   Depth: 44 ft (13.5 m)

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Conditions around 1:00 pm EDT on Mon, Oct 3, 2022 (17:00 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 0.00 kts (0.00 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 0.00 kts (0.00 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 314.0° (NW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 63.2 °F (17.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 30.45 inHg (1031.18 hPa) AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 1325 umole/m^2/s Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.5 ft (0.15 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.8 ft (0.25 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.55 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 61.2° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 61.3 °F (16.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 60.7 °F (15.9 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 121.75 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 12.0 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.4 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.06 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 157.82 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.70 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.8 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 201 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 243 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 2.0 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.92 ft (1.499 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.187 kts (9.6 cm/s), 345.0° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 14.8 ft (4.5 m) Depth: 0.256 kts (13.2 cm/s), 30.1° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 24.6 ft (7.5 m) Depth: 0.234 kts (12.1 cm/s), 350.9° (N) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 34.5 ft (10.5 m) Depth: 0.072 kts (3.7 cm/s), 233.7° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 59.3 °F (15.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 97.01 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 9.7 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.69 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 1.51 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 177.23 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.69 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 1.0 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 221 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 273 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 5.8 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 42.97 ft (13.097 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 59.3 °F (15.1 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 41.14 ft (12.54 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.984660 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.596450 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 179.6 m AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: 4 ft (1 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: -5 ft (-2 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 273.1° (W) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -6.0° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 0.9° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 307.1° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -2.7° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -3.4° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 19.55 volts SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 1.986 amps Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 13.59 volts SPC Board
Battery Current: 1.321 amps (+=charging) Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.589 amps Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.08 volts SPC Board

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