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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 0:00 am CDT on 04/25/2014 (DOY 115 05:00 GMT)
(Updated at about :03,:18,:33,:48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   13.45 kts   (6.92 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   15.44 kts   (7.94 m/s)
Wind Direction:   115° (ESE)
Air Temperature:   47.6 °F   (8.7 °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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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
20141150000 13.45 15.44 15.44 115 47.6
20141142300 15.84 17.53 17.53 126 49.4
20141142200 16.27 17.71 17.71 104 49.1
20141142100 10.63 12.77 18.66 109 49.8
20141142000 12.07 13.90 15.80 121 51.1
20141141900 15.40 17.34 18.10 133 52.9
20141141800 15.47 18.10 21.91 152 53.1
20141141700 25.66 29.14 29.14 141 53.7
20141141600 23.23 26.11 31.24 144 53.7
20141141500 19.23 20.57 24.77 136 51.8
20141141400 19.56 21.52 22.47 139 51.8
20141141300 22.34 26.48 26.48 145 53.4
20141141200 19.19 21.15 24.77 132 50.2
20141141100 14.99 16.39 20.96 133 48.1
20141141000 18.47 20.96 20.96 129 47.5
20141140900 16.00 18.66 22.47 124 45.6
20141140800 16.25 19.05 19.05 110 43.6
20141140700 14.50 17.34 21.71 086 41.0
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20140425.04t.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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