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

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Conditions at 9:06 am CST on 01/16/2017 (DOY 016 15:06 GMT)
(Updated at about 07,22,37,52 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   7.0 kts   (3.6 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   7.2 kts   (3.7 m/s)
Wind Direction:   120° (ESE)
Air Temperature:   34.0 °F   (1.1 °C)
Wind Chill:   27.2 °F   (-2.7 °C)
Dew Point:   31.9 °F   (-0.1 °C)
Relative Humidity:   92.0 %
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------------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] -------------
YEARDOY CST Wind
Speed
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Temp
deg F
Dew
Point
deg F
Rel
Hum
%
20170160900 5.4 6.0 7.2 130 33.8 31.7 92.0
20170160800 4.3 4.7 6.4 098 33.6 31.6 92.2
20170160700 5.4 5.6 10.5 103 33.6 31.0 90.0
20170160600 8.2 8.7 8.7 091 33.6 29.2 83.8
20170160500 4.3 4.7 9.3 103 32.9 29.1 85.8
20170160400 7.4 7.8 7.8 177 32.9 29.4 86.7
20170160300 8.0 9.1 9.1 165 33.1 29.2 85.5
20170160200 5.8 6.4 9.1 164 32.9 29.6 87.6
20170160100 6.0 6.6 8.0 145 33.1 30.2 88.9
20170160000 6.0 6.4 9.3 153 33.3 29.2 84.8
20170152300 7.2 8.2 8.4 155 33.1 28.7 83.9
20170152200 6.2 6.4 8.0 148 33.4 27.6 79.0
20170152100 5.1 5.4 7.2 131 33.1 28.5 82.9
20170152000 7.4 7.8 7.8 169 33.3 27.6 79.4
20170151900 8.6 8.9 8.9 182 33.6 25.8 72.6
20170151800 10.1 10.7 10.7 175 33.6 23.8 66.9
20170151700 11.3 12.2 12.2 166 32.7 26.6 77.8
20170151600 9.5 10.5 12.6 159 32.2 26.9 80.5
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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