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

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Conditions at 9:40 pm EDT on 10/18/2018 (DOY 292 01:40 GMT)
(Updated at about 04,14,24,34,44,54 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   10.3 kts   (5.3 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   15.6 kts   (8.0 m/s)
Wind Direction:   273° (W)
Air Temperature:   48.7 °F   (9.3 °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
20182912100 13.4 18.7 23.7 268 49.1
20182912000 13.8 17.3 21.4 253 49.5
20182911900 12.4 14.8 18.1 240 50.2
20182911800 15.2 17.3 19.2 247 51.8
20182911700 15.4 19.4 23.7 261 51.4
20182911600 11.9 16.1 22.4 261 49.5
20182911500 13.0 16.7 19.8 252 47.3
20182911400 14.6 18.9 20.0 262 44.8
20182911300 14.8 17.5 21.0 252 43.3
20182911200 9.9 12.8 19.2 280 41.7
20182911100 7.4 11.1 16.9 255 39.6
20182911000 6.8 8.0 13.0 254 37.0
20182910900 6.6 8.7 10.1 273 32.7
20182910800 7.8 9.3 11.1 267 30.9
20182910700 5.2 6.6 9.5 272 31.3
20182910600 6.2 7.4 8.0 276 32.0
20182910500 9.1 12.6 12.6 303 33.6
20182910400 7.8 9.7 14.6 297 32.7
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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