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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 11:20 pm EDT on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 (03:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.02 kts (2.58 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 5.94 kts (3.06 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 285.0° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 57.1 °F (14.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.5 ft (0.16 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.0 ft (0.31 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.06 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 210.4° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 62.7 °F (17.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 62.9 °F (17.2 °C) YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -0.60 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 170.28 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 7.81 YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 223 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 262 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 3.8 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 3.93 ft (1.198 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.139 kts (7.1 cm/s), 314.4° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.126 kts (6.5 cm/s), 81.1° (E) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.294 kts (15.1 cm/s), 233.9° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.335 kts (17.2 cm/s), 228.5° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 48.2 °F (9.0 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 103.17 %Sat (11.91 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.30 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.54 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 136.22 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.61 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.1 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 146 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 210 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.16 ft (13.156 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 48.0 °F (8.9 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.26 ft (13.19 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985688 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.594890 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 175.3 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 99.2° (E) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -4.5° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -1.8° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 336.5° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -1.5° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 4.9° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.38 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.25 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.04 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -73.0 dB CDMA Modem


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