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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 have not been updated in more than two hours


Conditions at 2:45 am CDT on 10/22/2014 (DOY 295 07:45 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   4.3 kts   (2.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   6.6 kts   (3.4 m/s)
Wind Direction:   94° (E)
Air Temperature:   50.5 °F   (10.3 °C)
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Plot of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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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
20142950200 7.4 10.5 10.5 053 50.7
20142950100 5.8 7.4 16.3 045 50.7
20142950000 8.7 11.1 14.6 054 50.5
20142942300 12.8 15.4 17.1 032 50.2
20142942200 14.2 18.5 18.5 032 50.2
20142942100 12.6 15.2 15.7 005 49.5
20142942000 15.7 18.1 18.1 007 48.9
20142941900 16.5 22.9 23.5 016 48.7
20142941800 19.2 22.6 23.3 010 49.5
20142941700 19.4 22.4 23.7 354 49.8
20142941600 17.1 19.8 23.3 356 50.0
20142941500 23.9 27.0 27.0 343 49.5
20142941400 22.6 26.8 28.0 345 49.3
20142941300 24.7 28.0 28.6 349 49.6
20142941200 25.1 29.2 29.9 346 48.7
20142941100 25.5 27.8 29.7 344 48.7
20142941000 21.6 24.1 28.4 335 48.4
20142940900 19.6 22.6 26.8 334 48.2
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20141022.04t.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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