Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.139´ N,   83° 35.718´ W,   Depth: 43 ft (13 m)

Photo of Station Map of Station

Conditions around 1:20 pm EDT on Sat, Jul 21, 2018 (17:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

Plot icon  Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 14.85 kts (7.64 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 16.76 kts (8.62 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 98.8° (E) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 73.7 °F (23.2 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.6 ft (0.50 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.7 ft (0.82 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.54 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 75.7° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 73.4 °F (23.0 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 74.2 °F (23.5 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 106.05 %Sat (9.01 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.1 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 1.84 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 181.43 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.61 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.9 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 271 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 279 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.4 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 3.93 ft (1.199 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.131 kts (6.8 cm/s), 330.8° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.129 kts (6.6 cm/s), 184.3° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.267 kts (13.7 cm/s), 62.7° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.149 kts (7.7 cm/s), 144.0° (SE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 59.7 °F (15.4 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 94.05 %Sat (9.40 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.09 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.35 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 148.05 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.19 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.0 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 186 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 228 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.8 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.24 ft (13.179 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 60.0 °F (15.6 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 42.84 ft (13.06 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
AirMar Compass: 282.4° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -12.2° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 2.2° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 312.3° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -3.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.3° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 14.77 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.21 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.25 volts SPC Board

Data icon  Station Data Files


Project Team: