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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 10:00 pm CST on 11/27/2014 (DOY 332 04:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 03,18,33,48 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   6.8 kts   (3.5 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   9.1 kts   (4.7 m/s)
Wind Direction:   275° (W)
Air Temperature:   19.6 °F   (-6.9 °C)
Wind Chill:   9.9 °F   (-12.3 °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 CST WIND
SPD
kts
WIND
GUST
kts
PEAK
WIND
kts
WIND
DIR
deg
AIR
TEMP
deg F
20143312200 6.8 9.1 9.1 275 19.6
20143312100 8.6 10.5 11.9 306 19.9
20143312000 11.5 13.8 14.0 327 20.3
20143311900 14.6 16.7 16.7 323 20.8
20143311800 14.4 17.9 19.2 323 22.1
20143311700 11.9 14.2 20.4 302 22.8
20143311600 11.5 14.0 16.5 314 23.2
20143311500 13.2 18.1 22.0 306 23.0
20143311400 15.0 18.7 20.0 303 23.9
20143311300 15.0 21.4 21.4 288 23.9
20143311200 15.7 20.6 21.2 295 25.0
20143311100 16.1 18.7 23.7 310 25.7
20143311000 13.6 15.4 20.0 306 25.7
20143310900 15.7 18.7 19.2 298 24.8
20143310800 16.5 20.2 21.8 305 24.8
20143310700 14.4 16.9 19.8 296 24.8
20143310600 11.9 15.2 19.4 310 25.7
20143310500 16.3 20.2 20.2 309 25.2
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

      Click here for today's 5-minute data: 20141128.04t.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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