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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 1:00 am CST on 11/23/2014 (DOY 327 07:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   24.9 kts   (12.8 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   29.7 kts   (15.3 m/s)
Wind Direction:   200° (SSW)
Air Temperature:   50.5 °F   (10.3 °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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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 CST WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20143270100 24.9 29.7 29.7 200 50.5
20143270000 28.8 33.2 37.3 199 51.3
20143262300 27.6 35.2 35.2 203 51.6
20143262200 25.3 29.5 31.3 206 51.4
20143262100 25.1 29.7 34.8 206 50.9
20143262000 23.3 26.4 33.2 207 52.0
20143261900 26.4 31.3 31.3 204 51.8
20143261800 22.4 26.6 35.6 198 51.6
20143261700 18.3 21.2 25.5 200 50.9
20143261600 18.1 21.2 23.7 205 50.2
20143261500 21.2 23.7 25.3 200 48.4
20143261400 19.6 21.6 27.6 204 46.6
20143261300 22.0 25.1 27.0 200 44.6
20143261200 18.7 22.0 26.8 195 42.6
20143261100 18.3 21.6 23.9 193 41.0
20143261000 20.2 23.9 23.9 200 39.7
20143260900 18.1 22.7 22.9 194 38.3
20143260800 17.7 21.6 23.5 193 36.7
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20141123.04t.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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