Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Alpena - Thunder Bay Buoy   Location: 44° 59.2745´ N,   83° 16.17345´ W,   Depth: 65 ft (20 m)

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Station removed for the season. Redeployment planned for late spring 2020.



Conditions around 11:00 am EDT on Thu, Oct 24, 2019 (15:00 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 13.09 kts (6.73 m/s)   [Oct 24] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 14.55 kts (7.49 m/s)   [Oct 24] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 289.5° (WNW)   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 45.9 °F (7.7 °C)   [Oct 24] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.0 ft (0.30 m)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 1.7 ft (0.53 m)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.17 secs   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 84.7° (E)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 48.3 °F (9.1 °C)   [Oct 24] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 11.5 ft (3.5 m) Depth: 0.212 kts (10.9 cm/s), 135.0° (SE)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 21.3 ft (6.5 m) Depth: 0.211 kts (10.9 cm/s), 70.1° (ENE)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 31.2 ft (9.5 m) Depth: 0.131 kts (6.7 cm/s), 159.1° (SSE)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 41.0 ft (12.5 m) Depth: 0.164 kts (8.5 cm/s), 39.7° (NE)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 50.9 ft (15.5 m) Depth: 0.039 kts (2.0 cm/s), 90.0° (E)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 57.4 ft (17.5 m) Depth: 0.186 kts (9.6 cm/s), 50.5° (NE)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
YSI Water Temperature (near bottom): 48.4 °F (9.1 °C)   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 101.98 %Sat   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near bottom): 11.8 mg/L   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near bottom): -0.19 RFU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near bottom): 0.68 RFU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near bottom): 127.31 mg/L   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near bottom): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
pH (near bottom): 8.46   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near bottom): -0.0 RFU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near bottom): 136 µS/cm   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near bottom): 196 µS/cm   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near bottom): 1.1 NTU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 65.38 ft (19.927 m)   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 48.6 °F (9.2 °C)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 64.76 ft (19.74 m)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 44.987910 N   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.269452 E   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 177.3 m   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 17.7° (NNE)   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: 5.4°   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: 9.7°   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 141.9° (SE)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -1.4°   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: 1.8°   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 12.32 volts   [Oct 24] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 11.50 volts   [Oct 24] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 49.53 volts   [Oct 24] SPC Board

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