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

In collaboration with Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Conditions at 9:50 am EST on 01/20/2022 (DOY 020 14:50 GMT)
(Updated at about 02,12,22,32,42,52 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   3.9 kts   (2.0 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   5.6 kts   (2.9 m/s)
Wind Direction:   0° (N)
Air Temperature:   9.0 °F   (-12.8 °C)
Wind Chill:   0.7 °F   (-17.4 °C)
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
         1 Day Windrose Plot5 Day Windrose Plot(explanation)         
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(images updated 6X per hour)
Webcam Location & Info
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 1]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 2]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 3]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 4]
6-hr animations: 1  2  3  4
Previous 48 images (top of hour only): 1  2  3  4
All Images (past 10 days)

----- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] -----
YEARDOY EST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
20220200900 4.3 5.8 8.7 337 8.1 -0.9
20220200800 6.2 8.6 10.5 006 7.7 -3.9
20220200700 7.2 11.1 11.3 007 9.0 -3.5
20220200600 8.4 10.1 14.4 000 9.5 -3.9
20220200500 8.7 12.2 15.2 000 10.0 -3.5
20220200400 7.0 11.1 12.1 018 10.4 -1.5
20220200300 4.3 7.2 9.9 000 10.9 2.4
20220200200 4.7 6.4 8.4 339 12.2 3.4
20220200100 5.6 6.6 8.9 324 12.7 2.8
20220200000 9.7 11.3 13.0 325 12.7 -0.9
20220192300 8.9 10.9 14.2 332 13.1 0.1
20220192200 11.5 14.0 20.2 325 14.5 0.1
20220192100 13.0 17.5 19.2 333 14.9 -0.3
20220192000 11.3 15.0 21.0 330 15.4 1.4
20220191900 14.8 19.2 22.7 326 15.6 -0.3
20220191800 14.0 17.3 21.4 326 16.2 0.8
20220191700 17.3 21.2 28.0 325 17.2 0.7
20220191600 19.1 22.4 29.7 000 19.0 2.3
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour
Note: Wind chill is set to -99 if air temp > 40 F or wind speed < 3 mph

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