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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 6:30 am CST on 03/03/2015 (DOY 062 12:30 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   22.4 kts   (11.5 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   28.0 kts   (14.4 m/s)
Wind Direction:   147° (SSE)
Air Temperature:   26.6 °F   (-3.0 °C)
Wind Chill:   11.3 °F   (-11.5 °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 CST WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20150620600 20.2 24.3 28.4 149 25.9
20150620500 20.8 24.9 26.2 168 26.1
20150620400 16.9 20.6 23.5 167 27.7
20150620300 17.1 19.4 22.7 135 27.1
20150620200 12.1 15.2 22.2 145 27.3
20150620100 13.8 15.9 17.9 166 27.1
20150620000 12.8 16.9 17.7 165 26.6
20150612300 10.3 12.4 16.1 172 26.6
20150612200 11.3 13.2 15.9 182 26.8
20150612100 16.5 18.7 18.7 198 26.8
20150612000 13.4 15.2 21.0 204 27.7
20150611900 10.9 14.6 17.1 156 26.6
20150611800 11.3 12.8 15.2 117 25.7
20150611700 8.7 10.1 11.3 096 25.0
20150611600 10.3 12.4 12.4 093 25.0
20150611500 10.1 11.9 13.6 099 25.0
20150611400 7.4 8.7 11.9 094 24.8
20150611300 5.4 6.8 8.9 057 24.4
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20150303.04t.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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