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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 11:45 pm CDT on 04/25/2015 (DOY 116 04:45 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   16.3 kts   (8.4 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   19.2 kts   (9.9 m/s)
Wind Direction:   359° (N)
Air Temperature:   39.7 °F   (4.3 °C)
Wind Chill:   30.4 °F   (-0.9 °C)
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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
20151152300 15.2 17.9 19.8 342 39.2
20151152200 12.4 14.2 17.7 339 38.8
20151152100 17.1 19.4 19.4 354 38.8
20151152000 18.9 21.6 21.6 008 38.8
20151151900 16.9 19.2 22.4 006 39.6
20151151800 14.6 16.7 18.5 008 40.3
20151151700 15.2 17.3 18.1 033 40.3
20151151600 16.7 19.2 19.6 046 41.0
20151151500 17.7 20.6 22.4 048 39.9
20151151400 12.8 14.2 19.4 043 39.9
20151151300 9.5 11.1 14.0 072 41.0
20151151200 15.9 17.9 17.9 056 40.8
20151151100 13.6 15.7 20.8 073 40.8
20151151000 18.1 21.2 21.8 084 41.4
20151150900 19.4 22.4 23.5 094 41.2
20151150800 16.9 19.1 21.8 089 41.2
20151150700 20.2 23.7 23.7 093 41.5
20151150600 17.3 20.4 22.6 075 41.0
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20150426.04t.txt, data format (metadata)
      Click here for past data: 2015 | 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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