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

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Conditions at 7:36 pm CDT on 03/26/2017 (DOY 086 00:36 GMT)
(Updated at about 07,22,37,52 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   11.1 kts   (5.7 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   14.0 kts   (7.2 m/s)
Wind Direction:   235° (SW)
Air Temperature:   57.4 °F   (14.1 °C)
Dew Point:   51.9 °F   (11.0 °C)
Relative Humidity:   81.6 %
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 14 days)

Nearby Webcams (external sites):
Chicago, facing east courtesy of LakeVision.com
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
%
20170851900 6.6 7.4 16.7 227 56.7 51.9 83.9
20170851800 13.8 15.0 15.4 252 57.2 51.8 81.8
20170851700 15.4 16.7 17.7 211 59.0 50.0 71.8
20170851600 13.4 14.4 21.4 218 60.1 50.0 68.9
20170851500 5.6 8.0 20.4 153 53.6 53.5 99.8
20170851400 7.2 8.6 11.3 131 52.0 51.9 99.8
20170851300 8.4 9.5 12.8 146 55.0 55.0 99.8
20170851200 7.8 8.6 13.2 159 48.7 48.7 99.8
20170851100 8.4 8.9 13.4 158 46.6 46.5 99.8
20170851000 9.3 9.9 12.6 153 45.0 44.9 99.8
20170850900 6.8 7.8 11.3 175 43.3 43.3 99.8
20170850800 6.6 9.1 14.0 153 43.7 43.6 99.8
20170850700 15.9 16.7 19.6 127 43.5 43.5 99.8
20170850600 8.6 9.3 15.6 126 43.0 42.9 99.8
20170850500 12.1 12.2 12.4 112 44.6 44.5 99.8
20170850400 9.9 10.3 13.8 103 42.6 42.6 99.8
20170850300 8.0 8.9 10.7 108 42.8 42.7 99.8
20170850200 7.8 8.2 8.9 100 43.2 43.1 99.8
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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