Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 58.9422´ N,   83° 35.5932´ W,   Depth: 48 ft (14.5 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2022.



Conditions around 9:20 am EDT on Sun, Oct 3, 2021 (13:20 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 3.22 kts (1.66 m/s)   [Oct 3] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 3.47 kts (1.78 m/s)   [Oct 3] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 1.0° (N)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 64.6 °F (18.1 °C)   [Oct 3] CSI Temp Probe
Barometric Pressure: 29.90 inHg (1012.42 hPa)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
PAR Radiation: 64 umole/m^2/s   [Oct 3] Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.3 ft (0.09 m)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.5 ft (0.15 m)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 1.79 secs   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 296.9° (WNW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 63.7 °F (17.6 °C)   [Oct 3] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 63.8 °F (17.7 °C)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 105.26 %Sat   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 10.0 mg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.1 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.66 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 139.99 mg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.34   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.4 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 185 µS/cm   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 215 µS/cm   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 1.1 NTU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 3.87 ft (1.178 m)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.179 kts (9.2 cm/s), 239.3° (WSW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 14.8 ft (4.5 m) Depth: 0.111 kts (5.7 cm/s), 199.4° (SSW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 24.6 ft (7.5 m) Depth: 0.325 kts (16.7 cm/s), 284.2° (WNW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 34.5 ft (10.5 m) Depth: 0.109 kts (5.6 cm/s), 213.4° (SSW)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 63.4 °F (17.5 °C)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 95.44 %Sat   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 9.1 mg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.25 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.05 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 144.47 mg/L   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.45   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 3.0 RFU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 190 µS/cm   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 222 µS/cm   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 1.8 NTU   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 44.99 ft (13.714 m)   [Oct 3] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 63.4 °F (17.5 °C)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 45.25 ft (13.79 m)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.982350 N   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.593220 E   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 179.1 m   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: -7 ft (-2 m)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: 0 ft (0 m)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 172.8° (S)   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -5.5°   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 0.4°   [Oct 3] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 41.4° (NE)   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: 0.2°   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -2.4°   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts   [Oct 3] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 13.34 volts   [Oct 3] SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 0.340 amps   [Oct 3] Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 11.87 volts   [Oct 3] SPC Board
Battery Current: -1.112 amps (+=charging)   [Oct 3] Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: 0.587 amps   [Oct 3] Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.95 volts   [Oct 3] SPC Board

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