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Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.152´ N,   83° 35.719´ W,   Depth: 44 ft (14 m)

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Conditions around 9:40 am EDT on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 (13:40 GMT)
NOTE: Italic values identify data that is not recent and may not reflect current conditions.

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 14.37 kts (7.39 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 16.50 kts (8.49 m/s) R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 302.3° (WNW) AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 64.7 °F (18.2 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.5 ft (0.45 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.6 ft (0.78 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.47 secs Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 220.6° (SW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 67.4 °F (19.7 °C) CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 67.7 °F (19.8 °C) YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -1.06 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 143.79 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.04 YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 199 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 221 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 5.4 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 3.87 ft (1.179 m) YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.338 kts (17.4 cm/s), 271.0° (W) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.084 kts (4.3 cm/s), 193.4° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.175 kts (9.0 cm/s), 189.6° (S) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.299 kts (15.4 cm/s), 201.7° (SSW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 67.7 °F (19.8 °C) YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 90.47 %Sat (8.25 mg/L) YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.29 RFU YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.90 RFU YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 142.19 mg/L YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.70 YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.4 RFU YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 197 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 219 µS/cm YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 1.2 NTU YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.49 ft (13.256 m) YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 67.4 °F (19.7 °C) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.75 ft (13.34 m) Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985683 N AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.594887 E AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 177.6 m AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2 AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 121.7° (ESE) AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -8.8° AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -0.8° AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 336.6° (NNW) Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.6° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 4.8° Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.6 volts Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 18.64 volts SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.70 volts SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.35 volts SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -76.0 dB CDMA Modem


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