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Chicago, IL  (CHII2)  Harrison-Dever Crib, approx. 2.75 miles offshore

See Metadata File for full description of instruments and parameters, as well as site maps.

Conditions at 6:15 pm CDT on 10/24/2014 (DOY 297 23:15 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   10.9 kts   (5.6 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   12.6 kts   (6.5 m/s)
Wind Direction:   159° (SSE)
Air Temperature:   58.5 °F   (14.7 °C)
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Plot of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
1-Day Windrose Plot, 5-Day Windrose Plot, (explanation)
 

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Chicago, facing east courtesy of LakeVision.com
Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
Looking Downtown Chicago courtesy of MW hazecam

 

-------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] --------
YEARDOY CDT WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20142971800 10.1 12.8 13.2 155 57.9
20142971700 11.1 13.0 14.0 158 59.7
20142971600 11.9 13.0 13.8 134 57.2
20142971500 11.1 12.1 13.2 115 56.1
20142971400 7.4 8.6 12.2 115 56.1
20142971300 6.4 8.0 9.7 109 55.8
20142971200 5.1 5.4 7.6 096 54.9
20142971100 2.5 3.1 5.2 095 56.7
20142971000 1.6 2.5 2.5 167 55.6
20142970900 5.2 6.6 6.6 271 54.3
20142970800 4.3 5.1 9.3 274 54.5
20142970700 4.1 6.2 7.4 237 54.3
20142970600 4.5 6.2 6.2 204 54.7
20142970500 6.8 7.8 9.1 206 54.5
20142970400 9.5 11.1 11.1 205 54.7
20142970300 11.9 13.2 13.4 205 54.9
20142970200 12.2 13.6 14.6 196 54.9
20142970100 10.1 11.5 15.4 189 55.2
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20141024.04t.txt, data format (metadata)
      Click here for past data: 2014 | Archive

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See also NWS Marine Forecast for this area, and NWS Recreational Beach Forecast

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Special thanks to City of Chicago, IL / Water Department, USACE / WES.


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