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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 11:30 pm CDT on 07/28/2014 (DOY 210 04:30 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   6.8 kts   (3.5 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   8.7 kts   (4.5 m/s)
Wind Direction:   172° (S)
Air Temperature:   62.4 °F   (16.9 °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
20142092300 6.4 7.8 9.3 173 62.2
20142092200 2.9 3.7 7.6 182 61.9
20142092100 1.2 2.3 3.5 065 61.2
20142092000 5.1 6.4 6.4 021 61.0
20142091900 8.6 10.3 10.3 025 61.2
20142091800 10.3 11.5 14.2 006 61.7
20142091700 14.2 16.3 16.3 358 61.3
20142091600 16.5 19.2 21.8 358 61.3
20142091500 20.2 23.5 24.1 358 61.0
20142091400 21.8 26.8 26.8 349 60.3
20142091300 23.5 26.6 30.1 345 58.8
20142091200 24.7 29.0 29.4 347 58.6
20142091100 24.3 28.4 29.4 348 58.3
20142091000 25.1 28.4 30.5 342 58.6
20142090900 23.9 27.0 29.9 337 59.4
20142090800 21.0 24.7 28.2 334 59.5
20142090700 22.2 25.1 26.4 335 60.3
20142090600 23.7 29.0 29.0 341 61.2
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20140729.04t.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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