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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.126´ N,   83° 35.698´ W,   Depth: 44 ft (14 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2017.



Conditions around 9:40 am EDT on Thu, Oct 6, 2016 (13:40 GMT)

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 4.15 kts (2.13 m/s)   [Oct 6] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 5.33 kts (2.74 m/s)   [Oct 6] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 63.2 °F (17.3 °C)   [Oct 6] CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 80.3° (E)   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.2 ft (0.05 m)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.3 ft (0.09 m)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.28 secs   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 105.5° (ESE)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 63.1 °F (17.3 °C)   [Oct 6] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 63.2 °F (17.4 °C)   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 88.17 %Sat (8.45 mg/L)   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -1.31 µg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.65 RFU   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 124.33 mg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.56   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.5 µg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 163 µS/cm   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 191 µS/cm   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 1.9 NTU   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.79 ft (1.461 m)   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.247 kts (0.127 m/s), 210.2° (SSW)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.050 kts (0.026 m/s), 76.5° (ENE)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.147 kts (0.076 m/s), 114.2° (ESE)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.038 kts (0.020 m/s), 225.0° (SW)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 62.4 °F (16.9 °C)   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 90.05 %Sat (8.72 mg/L)   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.90 µg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.38 RFU   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 151.66 mg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.43   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 3.0 µg/L   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 197 µS/cm   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 233 µS/cm   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.3 NTU   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.05 ft (13.122 m)   [Oct 6] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 62.4 °F (16.9 °C)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 42.69 ft (13.01 m)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985220 N   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.595170 E   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 175.9 m   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 1   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 298.0° (WNW)   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -4.4°   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -2.3°   [Oct 6] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 48.5° (NE)   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 2.1°   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.5°   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.6 volts   [Oct 6] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 12.50 volts   [Oct 6] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.47 volts   [Oct 6] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.00 volts   [Oct 6] SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -68.0 dB   [Oct 3] CDMA Modem


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