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Real-Time Meteorological Observation Network
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 1:45 am CDT on 04/17/2014 (DOY 107 06:45 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   19.09 kts   (9.82 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   24.38 kts   (12.54 m/s)
Wind Direction:   149° (SSE)
Air Temperature:   42.5 °F   (5.9 °C)
Plot & Data of Previous 3 Hours (5 minute increments)
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
20141070100 17.69 24.38 24.38 154 43.3
20141070000 18.41 24.77 26.67 163 44.0
20141062300 18.82 24.57 27.06 154 44.0
20141062200 22.98 26.11 26.87 139 44.2
20141062100 20.16 24.57 26.67 141 44.4
20141062000 17.98 20.76 25.72 139 44.3
20141061900 19.40 23.81 24.96 149 45.3
20141061800 21.13 25.52 27.62 143 46.1
20141061700 18.20 20.96 24.20 143 45.4
20141061600 19.54 23.06 24.57 143 45.2
20141061500 20.02 26.11 27.62 155 44.8
20141061400 18.29 24.77 27.06 155 43.5
20141061300 19.42 25.16 25.91 162 41.9
20141061200 21.40 26.87 28.97 157 40.4
20141061100 18.57 23.62 29.34 160 38.3
20141061000 15.53 20.96 24.96 156 36.9
20141060900 19.85 23.81 23.81 172 35.2
20141060800 18.84 23.81 24.96 169 34.5
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20140417.04t.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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