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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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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2018.



Conditions around 3:00 pm EDT on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 (19:00 GMT)

 Data Plots
Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 8.65 kts (4.45 m/s)   [Oct 16] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 10.59 kts (5.45 m/s)   [Oct 16] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 204.2° (SSW)   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 53.7 °F (12.0 °C)   [Oct 16] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 0.6 ft (0.19 m)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.1 ft (0.33 m)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.90 secs   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 67.7° (ENE)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 61.3 °F (16.3 °C)   [Oct 16] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 61.5 °F (16.4 °C)   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): -0.58 RFU   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 146.61 mg/L   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 7.95   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 188 µS/cm   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 226 µS/cm   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 13.2 NTU   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 4.49 ft (1.369 m)   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.079 kts (4.1 cm/s), 99.9° (E)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.153 kts (7.9 cm/s), 102.4° (ESE)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.056 kts (2.9 cm/s), 194.0° (SSW)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.175 kts (9.0 cm/s), 227.3° (SW)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 61.0 °F (16.1 °C)   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 87.92 %Sat (8.65 mg/L)   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.15 RFU   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): -0.55 RFU   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 152.03 mg/L   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.58   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): 0.4 RFU   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 194 µS/cm   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 234 µS/cm   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 2.5 NTU   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 43.45 ft (13.243 m)   [Oct 16] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 60.8 °F (16.0 °C)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.61 ft (13.29 m)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.985763 N   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.594845 E   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 176.0 m   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Quality (1 or 2 = good): 2   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 42.4° (NE)   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -7.4°   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -2.4°   [Oct 16] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 336.5° (NNW)   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -0.5°   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 4.2°   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 10.1 volts   [Oct 16] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 17.65 volts   [Oct 16] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.59 volts   [Oct 16] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 47.74 volts   [Oct 16] SPC Board
   
CDMA Signal Strength: -76.0 dB   [Oct 16] CDMA Modem


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