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Real-Time Meteorological Observation Network
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 1:30 am CDT on 09/02/2014 (DOY 245 06:30 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   9.9 kts   (5.1 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   11.3 kts   (5.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   265° (W)
Air Temperature:   73.2 °F   (22.9 °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 CDT WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20142450100 12.2 13.6 13.6 270 73.2
20142450000 12.4 16.9 17.1 247 74.5
20142442300 11.7 14.6 18.9 248 75.4
20142442200 15.6 20.8 23.5 219 75.7
20142442100 14.0 18.9 25.7 229 76.8
20142442000 15.4 22.9 26.6 223 77.7
20142441900 19.4 26.2 28.8 225 78.8
20142441800 18.5 25.1 29.9 227 80.1
20142441700 14.2 18.5 27.2 236 79.9
20142441600 17.9 22.0 25.9 217 79.7
20142441500 19.2 26.0 27.2 239 79.5
20142441400 15.7 23.1 27.0 226 79.3
20142441300 12.1 15.9 31.7 238 76.1
20142441200 10.5 18.1 23.1 229 75.2
20142441100 15.7 19.6 21.6 222 75.6
20142441000 23.3 27.8 27.8 202 75.2
20142440900 23.5 27.4 30.5 186 73.8
20142440800 21.2 24.9 29.9 184 73.4
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20140902.04t.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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