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

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Conditions at 5:06 am CDT on 05/08/2021 (DOY 128 10:06 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   6.8 kts   (3.5 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   7.2 kts   (3.7 m/s)
Wind Direction:   6° (N)
Air Temperature:   43.2 °F   (6.2 °C)
Dew Point:   36.9 °F   (2.7 °C)
Relative Humidity:   78.4 %
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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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 CDT Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Dew
Pt
F
Rel
Hum
%
20211280500 7.6 9.3 9.3 357 43.3 37.7 80.4
20211280400 7.4 8.0 10.5 020 42.8 37.6 81.5
20211280300 11.1 12.2 12.2 009 43.0 37.9 82.0
20211280200 11.7 13.2 13.6 011 43.3 37.3 79.0
20211280100 11.7 12.4 14.2 012 43.2 36.3 76.5
20211280000 12.8 14.4 15.0 013 43.2 36.2 76.3
20211272300 11.3 12.4 15.0 017 43.5 35.3 72.6
20211272200 11.3 13.0 15.9 010 43.7 38.5 81.7
20211272100 12.8 14.6 15.4 011 43.3 38.9 84.0
20211272000 16.5 17.3 18.3 010 43.3 39.5 86.1
20211271900 17.7 19.4 19.6 014 43.7 39.1 83.5
20211271800 22.0 23.9 24.1 019 43.9 41.0 89.5
20211271700 15.9 17.3 26.6 018 46.4 39.3 76.1
20211271600 17.3 19.2 19.6 023 45.9 38.8 76.2
20211271500 22.0 25.5 25.5 021 45.7 39.2 77.8
20211271400 19.8 22.0 25.1 024 46.0 40.8 81.7
20211271300 17.5 18.7 22.0 034 45.9 42.0 86.1
20211271200 16.5 18.5 20.2 035 48.0 43.4 83.7
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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