Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 58.9686´ N,   83° 35.6826´ W,   Depth: 47 ft (14 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2021.



Conditions around 2:50 pm EDT on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 (18:50 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 2.09 kts (1.08 m/s)   [Oct 19] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 3.01 kts (1.55 m/s)   [Oct 19] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 116.9° (ESE)   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 53.7 °F (12.1 °C)   [Oct 19] CSI Temp Probe
PAR Radiation: 1014 umole/m^2/s   [Oct 19] Li-COR PAR Sensor
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.3 ft (0.10 m)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 0.7 ft (0.21 m)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.41 secs   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 54.8° (NE)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 53.3 °F (11.8 °C)   [Oct 19] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 53.2 °F (11.8 °C)   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 103.52 %Sat   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 11.2 mg/L   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.0 RFU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.54 RFU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 139.66 mg/L   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.46   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.2 RFU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 160 µS/cm   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 215 µS/cm   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): -0.3 NTU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.56 ft (1.389 m)   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 4.9 ft (1.5 m) Depth: 0.104 kts (5.3 cm/s), 59.6° (ENE)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 14.8 ft (4.5 m) Depth: 0.057 kts (3.0 cm/s), 151.7° (SSE)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 24.6 ft (7.5 m) Depth: 0.191 kts (9.8 cm/s), 43.8° (NE)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 34.5 ft (10.5 m) Depth: 0.148 kts (7.6 cm/s), 189.1° (S)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 52.7 °F (11.5 °C)   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 100.12 %Sat   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 10.9 mg/L   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): 0.40 RFU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -1.17 RFU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 148.51 mg/L   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.37   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.4 RFU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 170 µS/cm   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 228 µS/cm   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 2.0 NTU   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 46.04 ft (14.033 m)   [Oct 19] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 52.6 °F (11.4 °C)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 45.94 ft (14.00 m)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.982810 N   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.594730 E   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 180.9 m   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset North: 0 ft (0 m)   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
Buoy Location Offset East: -5 ft (-2 m)   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 324.7° (NW)   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -5.1°   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 0.2°   [Oct 19] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 189.5° (S)   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.2°   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -1.4°   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts   [Oct 19] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 19.91 volts   [Oct 19] SPC Board
Solar Panel Current: 1.930 amps   [Oct 19] Campbell Logger
Battery Voltage: 13.64 volts   [Oct 19] SPC Board
Battery Current: 2.080 amps (+=charging)   [Oct 19] Campbell Logger
Current to UW Hub: -0.001 amps   [Oct 19] Campbell Logger
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.15 volts   [Oct 19] SPC Board

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