Realtime Coastal Observation Network (ReCON) Station
Saginaw Bay Buoy   Location: 43° 59.0964´ N,   83° 35.9400´ W,   Depth: 44 ft (13 m)

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



Conditions around 10:20 am EDT on Thu, Oct 24, 2019 (14:20 GMT)

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Air Data:   
Wind Speed: 13.35 kts (6.87 m/s)   [Oct 24] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Maximum Wind Speed: 14.36 kts (7.39 m/s)   [Oct 24] R.M. Young Wind Monitor
Wind Direction: 264.6° (W)   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
Air Temperature: 46.9 °F (8.3 °C)   [Oct 24] CSI Temp Probe
   
Water Near-Surface Data:   
Significant Wave Height: 1.3 ft (0.41 m)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Maximum Wave Height: 2.5 ft (0.76 m)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Zero-Crossing Period: 2.47 secs   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Wave Direction: 249.2° (WSW)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Temperature (near surface): 49.7 °F (9.9 °C)   [Oct 24] CSI Temp Probe
   
YSI Water Temperature (near surface): 49.8 °F (9.9 °C)   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Dissolved Oxygen (near surface): 101.56 %Sat (11.49 mg/L)   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Phycocyanin (near surface): 0.3 RFU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Fluorescent DOM (near surface): 0.76 RFU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Total Dissolved Solids (near surface): 151.28 mg/L   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Total Suspended Solids (near surface): 0.00 mg/L   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
pH (near surface): 8.41   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Chlorophyll (near surface): 0.2 RFU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Conductivity (near surface): 166 µS/cm   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Specific Conductivity (near surface): 233 µS/cm   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
Turbidity (near surface): 2.3 NTU   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
YSI Sensor Depth: 5.22 ft (1.590 m)   [Oct 24] YSI Sonde
   
Water Column Data:   
Current @ 9.8 ft (3.0 m) Depth: 0.121 kts (6.2 cm/s), 266.3° (W)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 19.7 ft (6.0 m) Depth: 0.119 kts (6.1 cm/s), 176.2° (S)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 29.5 ft (9.0 m) Depth: 0.186 kts (9.6 cm/s), 262.8° (W)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Current @ 39.4 ft (12.0 m) Depth: 0.100 kts (5.1 cm/s), 249.4° (WSW)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Water Near-Bottom Data:   
Nortek Water Temperature (near bottom): 49.9 °F (10.0 °C)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Sensor Depth: 43.88 ft (13.37 m)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Engineering Data:   
GPS Latitude: 43.984945 N   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Longitude: -83.599002 E   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
GPS Altitude: 178.0 m   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Compass: 90.7° (E)   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Pitch: -8.6°   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
AirMar Roll: -0.8°   [Oct 24] AirMar Weather Sensor
   
Nortek Compass: 8.1° (N)   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Pitch: -2.2°   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Roll: -3.1°   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
Nortek Battery: 11.7 volts   [Oct 24] Nortek AWAC Profiler
   
Solar Panel Voltage: 15.86 volts   [Oct 24] SPC Board
Battery Voltage: 13.65 volts   [Oct 24] SPC Board
Voltage at UW Hub: 50.37 volts   [Oct 24] SPC Board

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