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Chicago, IL  (CHII2)  Harrison-Dever Crib, approx. 2.75 miles offshore

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Conditions at 7:20 am CDT on 05/03/2016 (DOY 124 12:20 GMT)
(Updated at about 07,22,37,52 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   6.2 kts   (3.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   6.6 kts   (3.4 m/s)
Wind Direction:   281° (W)
Air Temperature:   50.0 °F   (10.0 °C)
Dew Point:   35.4 °F   (1.9 °C)
Relative Humidity:   56.9 %
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Nearby Webcams (external sites):
Chicago, facing east courtesy of LakeVision.com
Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
Loop and Lake Michigan courtesy of ABC News

------------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] -------------
YEARDOY CDT Wind
Speed
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Temp
deg F
Dew
Point
deg F
Rel
Hum
%
20161240700 4.1 4.7 6.6 286 48.9 37.7 64.9
20161240600 3.3 3.5 5.6 292 47.8 38.6 70.0
20161240500 4.5 4.7 5.2 291 47.5 38.5 70.7
20161240400 4.1 4.3 5.1 299 48.0 35.4 61.4
20161240300 3.3 3.5 6.6 287 48.0 37.5 66.5
20161240200 7.2 7.6 7.6 287 48.2 38.3 68.2
20161240100 4.7 4.9 8.7 293 48.6 37.5 65.3
20161240000 3.7 3.7 5.1 316 48.9 36.9 62.8
20161232300 5.8 5.8 5.8 333 47.1 40.1 76.3
20161232200 5.4 5.8 6.8 318 46.9 39.7 75.6
20161232100 6.2 6.8 7.4 348 46.4 40.6 80.1
20161232000 5.4 5.8 7.8 360 46.4 39.4 76.2
20161231900 6.4 7.2 7.4 346 46.4 40.3 78.9
20161231800 7.2 8.4 9.3 359 46.8 40.6 78.8
20161231700 9.5 9.9 10.3 349 46.2 41.0 81.8
20161231600 10.3 11.1 12.8 004 46.4 40.6 80.0
20161231500 11.7 12.8 13.2 005 45.7 39.7 79.5
20161231400 13.2 14.2 15.0 001 44.6 40.5 85.3
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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