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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 9:30 am CDT on 07/24/2014 (DOY 205 14:30 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   14.8 kts   (7.6 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   16.3 kts   (8.4 m/s)
Wind Direction:   15° (NNE)
Air Temperature:   61.2 °F   (16.2 °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
20142050900 15.4 17.5 17.5 013 61.5
20142050800 15.0 16.5 18.9 007 62.1
20142050700 13.4 15.0 17.1 004 62.4
20142050600 13.6 15.0 15.9 008 62.2
20142050500 13.8 15.4 15.9 012 62.1
20142050400 14.0 15.2 15.9 024 62.2
20142050300 15.2 16.9 16.9 026 62.8
20142050200 16.9 18.9 18.9 035 63.3
20142050100 18.7 20.8 21.6 038 63.5
20142050000 19.6 22.2 24.3 026 63.3
20142042300 18.7 22.0 22.6 010 63.0
20142042200 20.8 24.1 24.1 007 63.0
20142042100 21.8 25.1 25.3 005 63.3
20142042000 22.9 27.4 27.4 003 63.1
20142041900 20.6 23.5 26.2 353 62.8
20142041800 21.0 23.7 26.2 358 61.7
20142041700 22.2 25.9 26.4 000 62.2
20142041600 20.0 22.6 24.7 006 61.9
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20140724.04t.txt, data format (metadata)
      Click here for past data: 2014 | 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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