Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 58.9422´ N,   83° 35.5932´ W,   Depth: 48 ft (14.5 m)

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Conditions around 10:40 am EDT on Mon, Aug 2, 2021 (14:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.16 kts (2.65 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 6.17 kts (3.18 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 296.0° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 68.9 °F (20.5 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 30.20 inHg (1022.58 hPa) AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 713 umole/m^2/s Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.26 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.6 ft (0.50 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.42 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 30.2° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 71.9 °F (22.2 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 72.0 °F (22.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 105.66 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 9.2 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.0 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -0.35 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 148.54 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.51 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.4 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 216 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 229 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.3 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.18 ft (1.275 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.105 kts (5.4 cm/s), 289.4° (WNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 14.8 ft (4.5 m) Depth: 0.121 kts (6.2 cm/s), 18.7° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 24.6 ft (7.5 m) Depth: 0.274 kts (14.1 cm/s), 56.0° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 34.5 ft (10.5 m) Depth: 0.307 kts (15.8 cm/s), 27.5° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 71.8 °F (22.1 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 97.12 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 8.5 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.12 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.03 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 151.21 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.56 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.9 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 220 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 233 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.7 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 45.83 ft (13.969 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 71.7 °F (22.1 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 46.04 ft (14.03 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.982360 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.593180 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 179.2 m AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: -4 ft (-1 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: 10 ft (3 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 126.7° (SE) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -5.7° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 0.1° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 41.5° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -2.3° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 19.91 volts SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 1.532 amps Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 13.58 volts SPC Board
Battery Current: 0.803 amps (+=charging) Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.553 amps Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.17 volts SPC Board

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