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

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Conditions at 3:06 pm CDT on 10/21/2018 (DOY 294 20:06 GMT)
(Updated at about 08,23,38,53 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   14.0 kts   (7.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   16.7 kts   (8.6 m/s)
Wind Direction:   215° (SW)
Air Temperature:   47.5 °F   (8.6 °C)
Dew Point:   23.7 °F   (-4.6 °C)
Relative Humidity:   38.8 %
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[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 2]
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 3]
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---------- 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
%
20182941500 19.8 21.4 21.4 218 47.1 21.4 35.7
20182941400 11.5 14.4 23.3 239 45.9 22.3 39.0
20182941300 14.0 17.1 19.6 230 43.5 19.5 37.9
20182941200 10.5 12.2 17.7 252 41.7 20.8 42.8
20182941100 9.1 10.5 12.2 255 39.2 20.6 46.9
20182941000 10.3 11.5 13.0 269 37.0 21.0 52.0
20182940900 7.4 8.4 12.2 271 35.8 23.0 59.3
20182940800 7.0 8.2 10.5 286 34.9 24.6 65.7
20182940700 9.9 11.9 12.2 292 34.5 22.9 62.3
20182940600 10.9 12.4 14.6 287 34.5 23.2 63.0
20182940500 13.6 15.0 15.7 295 34.7 23.7 63.7
20182940400 15.0 16.7 18.3 294 35.6 24.4 63.3
20182940300 14.0 16.5 17.7 303 36.3 25.0 63.2
20182940200 15.0 16.9 18.7 300 36.5 24.1 60.4
20182940100 15.0 16.5 18.9 318 37.8 24.5 58.4
20182940000 19.2 22.2 22.2 310 37.8 22.4 53.5
20182932300 20.6 23.3 26.6 316 38.8 23.0 52.6
20182932200 20.6 22.2 28.8 311 39.2 23.1 52.0
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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