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Chicago, IL  (CHII2)  Harrison-Dever Crib, approx. 2.75 miles offshore

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Conditions at 11:50 pm CDT on 09/30/2016 (DOY 275 04:50 GMT)
(Updated at about 07,22,37,52 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   15.6 kts   (8.0 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   17.1 kts   (8.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   80° (E)
Air Temperature:   63.1 °F   (17.3 °C)
Dew Point:   58.4 °F   (14.7 °C)
Relative Humidity:   84.3 %
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Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
Loop and Lake Michigan courtesy of ABC News

------------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] -------------
YEARDOY CDT Wind
Speed
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Temp
deg F
Dew
Point
deg F
Rel
Hum
%
20162742300 16.1 17.5 19.1 079 63.1 57.9 82.9
20162742200 16.1 17.1 21.0 062 63.7 59.1 84.9
20162742100 16.3 18.5 20.8 065 63.9 59.0 84.0
20162742000 17.7 18.7 22.7 067 63.7 58.6 83.3
20162741900 19.1 22.2 24.7 071 63.9 58.7 83.1
20162741800 17.9 19.1 23.7 058 64.2 59.3 83.9
20162741700 20.0 22.9 24.5 047 64.0 59.3 84.5
20162741600 20.4 21.6 25.5 035 64.0 59.7 85.5
20162741500 20.0 21.8 23.5 045 64.2 59.8 85.2
20162741400 19.8 21.8 24.3 033 64.2 59.8 85.5
20162741300 20.0 21.6 22.4 045 64.0 59.6 85.3
20162741200 20.8 23.1 23.9 059 64.0 59.2 84.0
20162741100 24.3 26.8 29.2 049 63.7 60.0 87.5
20162741000 22.4 25.5 29.0 050 63.5 60.1 88.4
20162740900 23.7 26.0 28.4 050 63.7 60.1 87.8
20162740800 20.6 22.6 27.8 037 63.9 59.3 85.0
20162740700 20.2 22.9 23.7 046 63.7 59.1 84.8
20162740600 22.2 22.9 23.9 042 63.9 59.2 84.5
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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