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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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Conditions around 11:20 am EDT on Sun, Sep 25, 2016 (15:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 10.56 kts (5.43 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 11.77 kts (6.06 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Air Temperature: 64.1 °F (17.8 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Wind Direction: 171.1° (S) AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.3 ft (0.39 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.1 ft (0.65 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.43 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 152.8° (SSE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 67.1 °F (19.5 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 67.2 °F (19.6 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 93.55 %Sat (8.57 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): -1.32 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.29 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 131.22 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.87 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 1.4 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 181 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 202 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 1.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.82 ft (1.469 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.182 kts (0.094 m/s), 66.7° (ENE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.128 kts (0.066 m/s), 270.9° (W) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.130 kts (0.067 m/s), 103.8° (ESE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.051 kts (0.026 m/s), 32.5° (NNE) Nortek AWAC Current Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.0 °F (18.3 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 94.44 %Sat (8.87 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.80 µg/L YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.55 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 150.65 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): 4.5 µg/L YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 202 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 232 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.6 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.18 ft (13.161 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.0 °F (18.4 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 42.86 ft (13.06 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985200 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.595133 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 178.9 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 4.0° (N) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -7.4° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -3.1° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 48.4° (NE) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 2.8° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.53 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.83 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 46.67 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -75.0 dB CDMA Modem


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