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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 7:00 am CDT on 11/01/2014 (DOY 305 12:00 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   24.1 kts   (12.4 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   28.8 kts   (14.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   29° (NNE)
Air Temperature:   38.7 °F   (3.7 °C)
Wind Chill:   27.1 °F   (-2.7 °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
20143050700 24.1 28.8 28.8 029 38.7
20143050600 26.6 34.2 34.8 019 39.2
20143050500 26.6 32.3 34.4 015 39.4
20143050400 25.9 32.9 35.2 018 39.6
20143050300 28.8 35.4 38.3 019 39.4
20143050200 29.9 36.5 39.7 006 39.6
20143050100 31.3 36.2 42.0 012 39.7
20143050000 33.2 38.9 42.6 006 39.6
20143042300 33.0 39.5 42.6 007 39.7
20143042200 32.5 45.9 45.9 001 37.0
20143042100 35.4 48.0 50.9 004 40.1
20143042000 36.7 44.1 48.0 022 36.5
20143041900 37.3 45.1 49.4 350 38.8
20143041800 39.1 47.0 50.0 359 40.3
20143041700 41.0 54.2 54.2 359 40.8
20143041600 43.2 53.3 53.3 004 38.7
20143041500 46.9 56.8 58.1 351 38.7
20143041400 46.1 57.7 58.5 340 39.7
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20141101.04t.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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