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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 12:15 pm CST on 01/26/2015 (DOY 026 18:15 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   7.2 kts   (3.7 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   11.9 kts   (6.1 m/s)
Wind Direction:   173° (S)
Air Temperature:   24.8 °F   (-4.0 °C)
Wind Chill:   15.9 °F   (-9.0 °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 CST WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20150261200 8.4 11.3 11.9 161 24.4
20150261100 7.0 8.7 10.9 174 23.4
20150261000 9.7 11.7 11.7 189 22.6
20150260900 10.3 12.2 13.2 202 22.3
20150260800 2.7 4.9 13.8 185 23.0
20150260700 4.1 5.2 7.8 082 22.8
20150260600 3.5 7.4 8.0 050 23.0
20150260500 2.5 5.6 8.6 003 23.0
20150260400 5.2 6.4 7.8 046 22.8
20150260300 6.0 8.9 9.1 038 23.2
20150260200 8.4 10.9 13.6 048 23.4
20150260100 12.2 15.9 16.3 052 23.7
20150260000 15.2 20.0 21.2 051 24.1
20150252300 17.5 20.4 21.6 040 24.8
20150252200 16.5 20.6 22.9 021 25.3
20150252100 19.1 22.9 23.7 025 26.1
20150252000 19.4 23.1 24.7 026 26.6
20150251900 21.0 25.1 25.1 036 27.0
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20150126.04t.txt, data format (metadata)
      Click here for past data: 2015 | 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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