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

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Conditions at 3:36 pm CST on 02/27/2021 (DOY 058 21:36 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   13.6 kts   (7.0 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   15.6 kts   (8.0 m/s)
Wind Direction:   158° (SSE)
Air Temperature:   43.3 °F   (6.3 °C)
Dew Point:   37.5 °F   (3.1 °C)
Relative Humidity:   79.7 %
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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Webcam Location & Info
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 1]
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 2]
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 3]
6-hr animations: 1  2  3
Previous 48 images (top of hour only): 1  2  3
All Images (past 10 days)

Nearby Webcams (external sites):
Webcams of Chicago courtesy of WXYZ Webcams
Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
Loop and Lake Michigan courtesy of ABC News

---------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] ----------
YEARDOY CST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
Dew
Pt
F
Rel
Hum
%
20210581500 12.4 13.0 17.3 168 46.9 -99.0 37.7 69.9
20210581400 11.3 12.2 14.4 168 46.8 -99.0 37.8 70.6
20210581300 7.6 8.0 12.8 184 48.0 -99.0 37.1 65.6
20210581200 5.6 7.0 8.9 207 45.3 -99.0 37.7 74.5
20210581100 4.1 4.5 10.7 184 43.7 -99.0 37.6 79.0
20210581000 4.5 4.9 9.5 260 40.3 -99.0 37.2 88.5
20210580900 9.7 13.2 18.3 200 36.9 29.2 36.9 100.2
20210580800 13.8 16.7 16.7 202 35.1 25.2 35.1 100.2
20210580700 11.9 13.4 17.9 161 35.4 26.4 35.5 100.2
20210580600 7.6 8.9 15.6 176 36.3 29.7 36.4 100.2
20210580500 8.4 10.1 14.8 251 38.3 31.7 37.4 96.5
20210580400 12.4 14.4 16.1 251 38.1 29.7 37.7 98.5
20210580300 8.2 11.3 16.7 239 38.3 31.8 37.4 96.6
20210580200 8.9 10.5 14.2 219 36.7 29.4 36.2 98.3
20210580100 9.5 10.3 15.6 186 35.2 27.3 35.3 100.2
20210580000 11.5 12.1 12.8 179 36.0 27.3 34.8 95.4
20210572300 9.3 9.7 11.5 141 36.0 28.3 33.5 90.7
20210572200 10.3 10.5 12.2 132 36.0 27.8 32.3 86.3
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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