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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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for spring 2023.



Conditions around 11:40 am EDT on Thu, Oct 27, 2022 (15:40 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 0.83 kts (0.42 m/s)   [Oct 27] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 1.83 kts (0.94 m/s)   [Oct 27] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 249.0° (WSW)   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 46.7 °F (8.1 °C)   [Oct 27] CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 30.48 inHg (1031.98 hPa)   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 131 umole/m^2/s   [Oct 27] Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.6 ft (0.17 m)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.9 ft (0.27 m)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.39 secs   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 78.1° (ENE)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 51.8 °F (11.0 °C)   [Oct 27] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 51.8 °F (11.0 °C)   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 116.01 %Sat   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 12.8 mg/L   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.1 RFU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.04 RFU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 133.31 mg/L   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.39   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.2 RFU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 150 µS/cm   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 205 µS/cm   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 0.3 NTU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.94 ft (1.506 m)   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.396 kts (20.4 cm/s), 25.3° (NNE)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 14.8 ft (4.5 m) Depth: 0.154 kts (7.9 cm/s), 84.9° (E)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 24.6 ft (7.5 m) Depth: 0.300 kts (15.4 cm/s), 31.2° (NNE)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 34.5 ft (10.5 m) Depth: 0.456 kts (23.5 cm/s), 27.1° (NNE)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 51.5 °F (10.8 °C)   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 98.95 %Sat   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 10.9 mg/L   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.24 RFU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.25 RFU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 139.76 mg/L   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.51   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.5 RFU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 157 µS/cm   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 215 µS/cm   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.6 NTU   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 42.78 ft (13.038 m)   [Oct 27] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 51.5 °F (10.9 °C)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 40.94 ft (12.48 m)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.984640 N   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.596450 E   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 185.2 m   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: -4 ft (-1 m)   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: -5 ft (-2 m)   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 127.6° (SE)   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -6.3°   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 0.1°   [Oct 27] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 307.4° (NW)   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -2.6°   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -2.7°   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.6 volts   [Oct 27] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 19.65 volts   [Oct 27] SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 2.984 amps   [Oct 27] Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 13.56 volts   [Oct 27] SPC Board
Battery Current: 2.529 amps (+=charging)   [Oct 27] Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.642 amps   [Oct 27] Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.93 volts   [Oct 27] SPC Board

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