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Alpena, MI  (APNM4)  45° 03´ 35" N,   83° 25´ 25" W

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Conditions at 6:00 pm EDT on 07/18/2018 (DOY 199 22:00 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   10.5 kts   (5.4 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   11.5 kts   (5.9 m/s)
Wind Direction:   144° (SE)
Air Temperature:   65.1 °F   (18.4 °C)
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----- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] -----
YEARDOY EDT Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
20181991800 10.5 11.5 11.5 144 65.1
20181991700 11.9 12.6 12.8 144 65.1
20181991600 10.5 12.2 13.0 147 64.9
20181991500 8.6 9.1 11.9 142 65.1
20181991400 13.8 14.8 15.0 155 64.9
20181991300 9.5 10.5 15.0 159 65.1
20181991200 6.0 6.6 10.7 149 64.9
20181991100 3.9 4.5 8.4 145 64.6
20181991000 3.5 4.1 4.5 223 67.5
20181990900 3.9 4.7 5.1 313 61.2
20181990800 4.5 5.6 6.6 322 58.3
20181990700 8.2 9.3 9.3 324 54.0
20181990600 8.4 9.7 10.5 330 54.5
20181990500 7.8 9.5 11.9 325 55.9
20181990400 7.6 9.1 11.3 330 57.2
20181990300 8.4 10.7 11.5 329 58.6
20181990200 7.0 8.9 11.1 339 60.3
20181990100 8.0 9.9 12.8 344 60.4
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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