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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Conditions around 11:20 pm EDT on Thu, May 19, 2022 (03:20 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 5.07 kts (2.61 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 5.41 kts (2.78 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 114.5° (ESE) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 59.5 °F (15.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 29.58 inHg (1001.47 hPa) AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 0 umole/m^2/s Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.7 ft (0.20 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.3 ft (0.40 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.20 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 234.0° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 55.9 °F (13.3 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 55.9 °F (13.3 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 114.31 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 12.0 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.1 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 1.31 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 161.77 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.50 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.7 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 193 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 249 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 0.4 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.03 ft (1.229 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.078 kts (4.0 cm/s), 328.3° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 14.8 ft (4.5 m) Depth: 0.261 kts (13.4 cm/s), 308.7° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 24.6 ft (7.5 m) Depth: 0.165 kts (8.5 cm/s), 216.9° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 34.5 ft (10.5 m) Depth: 0.201 kts (10.3 cm/s), 200.4° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 51.9 °F (11.0 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 106.66 %Sat YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 11.8 mg/L YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.26 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 2.04 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 158.87 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.50 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.8 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 179 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 244 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 0.5 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 42.32 ft (12.900 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 51.9 °F (11.1 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 40.50 ft (12.34 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.984640 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.596430 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 179.1 m AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: -4 ft (-1 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: 0 ft (0 m) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 306.9° (NW) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -5.7° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 1.4° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 307.2° (NW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -3.2° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -3.7° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 12.6 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 0.38 volts SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: -0.015 amps Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 12.38 volts SPC Board
Battery Current: -1.449 amps (+=charging) Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.594 amps Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.09 volts SPC Board

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