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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 3:00 pm CDT on 05/29/2015 (DOY 149 20:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   8.2 kts   (4.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   9.7 kts   (5.0 m/s)
Wind Direction:   154° (SSE)
Air Temperature:   72.5 °F   (22.5 °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 CDT WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20151491500 8.2 9.7 9.7 154 72.5
20151491400 9.9 13.2 15.0 154 71.1
20151491300 8.2 9.5 17.7 149 70.2
20151491200 20.4 24.7 31.5 201 73.8
20151491100 14.8 19.4 24.3 162 71.6
20151491000 11.7 14.0 16.7 157 69.8
20151490900 10.5 12.6 15.2 162 70.3
20151490800 12.4 13.6 14.0 167 68.4
20151490700 10.7 12.6 15.0 166 64.9
20151490600 11.7 13.2 14.6 147 61.9
20151490500 9.1 10.5 15.2 150 61.9
20151490400 10.9 12.4 12.4 173 68.4
20151490300 14.6 15.6 15.9 169 66.9
20151490200 8.0 10.3 15.4 179 62.4
20151490100 6.4 8.6 12.2 153 61.9
20151490000 4.9 7.2 9.7 154 61.7
20151482300 4.7 7.4 11.1 165 60.3
20151482200 6.8 10.3 15.2 097 58.8
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20150529.04t.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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