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

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2019.



Conditions around 9:40 am EDT on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 (13:40 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 6.05 kts (3.11 m/s)   [Sep 18] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 8.27 kts (4.25 m/s)   [Sep 18] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 339.4° (NNW)   [Sep 18] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 64.5 °F (18.0 °C)   [Sep 18] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.1 ft (0.34 m)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.1 ft (0.64 m)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.62 secs   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 75.3° (ENE)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 68.0 °F (20.0 °C)   [Sep 18] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 70.2 °F (21.2 °C)   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 108.88 %Sat (9.66 mg/L)   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.0 RFU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.14 RFU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 152.19 mg/L   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.55   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.2 RFU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 217 µS/cm   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 234 µS/cm   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.3 NTU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.20 ft (1.279 m)   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.143 kts (7.4 cm/s), 285.7° (WNW)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.113 kts (5.8 cm/s), 79.1° (E)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.323 kts (16.6 cm/s), 96.2° (E)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.121 kts (6.2 cm/s), 258.9° (W)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.5 °F (18.6 °C)   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 51.19 %Sat (4.78 mg/L)   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 5.53 RFU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.70 RFU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 162.41 mg/L   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 7.73   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 5.6 RFU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 219 µS/cm   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 250 µS/cm   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 2.8 NTU   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 44.01 ft (13.413 m)   [Sep 18] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 65.5 °F (18.6 °C)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 42.96 ft (13.09 m)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
AirMar Compass: 146.2° (SE)   [Sep 18] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -6.8°   [Sep 18] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -0.0°   [Sep 18] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 312.7° (NW)   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -3.4°   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 0.3°   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts   [Sep 18] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 13.14 volts   [Sep 18] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 12.91 volts   [Sep 18] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.17 volts   [Sep 18] SPC Board

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