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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 1:00 am CDT on 03/29/2015 (DOY 088 06:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   13.6 kts   (7.0 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   15.4 kts   (7.9 m/s)
Wind Direction:   195° (SSW)
Air Temperature:   30.4 °F   (-0.9 °C)
Wind Chill:   19.3 °F   (-7.1 °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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[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station]

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Nearby Webcams (external sites):
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
20150880100 13.6 15.4 15.4 195 30.4
20150880000 15.6 17.3 17.7 177 30.4
20150872300 11.5 15.0 17.9 156 30.4
20150872200 9.9 13.2 15.6 148 29.5
20150872100 11.1 12.6 13.4 136 28.6
20150872000 10.3 11.9 13.8 125 28.0
20150871900 5.6 7.2 12.1 107 28.2
20150871800 5.6 6.4 7.0 064 27.9
20150871700 5.4 6.4 7.8 050 27.0
20150871600 3.5 5.1 6.6 049 26.4
20150871500 6.2 7.4 7.8 040 25.5
20150871400 6.0 7.6 8.6 023 25.3
20150871300 3.9 7.2 9.7 025 25.2
20150871200 7.8 10.7 10.7 037 24.8
20150871100 6.6 8.2 12.6 044 24.6
20150871000 8.4 11.5 11.5 026 24.4
20150870900 8.0 10.5 11.9 041 24.6
20150870800 10.3 12.8 14.2 047 24.6
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20150329.04t.txt, data format (metadata)
      Click here for past data: 2015 | Archive

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These data are also available from NDBC website and NDBC's Dial-a-Buoy Program.
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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