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

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Conditions at 6:50 pm CDT on 10/23/2021 (DOY 296 23:50 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   7.4 kts   (3.8 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   8.7 kts   (4.5 m/s)
Wind Direction:   82° (E)
Air Temperature:   50.9 °F   (10.5 °C)
Dew Point:   35.5 °F   (1.9 °C)
Relative Humidity:   55.1 %
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
%
20212961800 8.2 9.3 9.3 055 50.7 35.4 55.4
20212961700 5.8 6.8 10.1 068 51.3 34.2 51.8
20212961600 6.4 7.2 9.1 035 50.9 34.0 51.9
20212961500 6.8 8.2 9.3 038 50.0 33.7 53.2
20212961400 8.2 9.9 11.9 032 49.6 33.2 52.9
20212961300 7.6 9.3 11.7 001 49.1 31.7 50.8
20212961200 7.2 8.6 11.7 000 48.4 30.6 49.9
20212961100 10.3 11.9 12.2 337 48.4 30.7 50.0
20212961000 9.7 10.7 13.6 318 48.4 33.9 57.0
20212960900 13.6 15.6 16.1 322 47.8 37.0 65.8
20212960800 12.4 14.4 15.9 317 46.9 38.2 71.4
20212960700 13.2 14.6 16.3 316 47.3 39.2 73.1
20212960600 14.6 15.9 15.9 322 48.0 37.2 65.9
20212960500 14.2 15.7 15.9 315 48.2 37.1 65.0
20212960400 13.8 15.9 16.5 325 48.6 38.1 66.8
20212960300 12.1 13.8 15.2 310 48.0 39.6 72.4
20212960200 12.2 13.4 13.8 324 49.3 42.0 75.6
20212960100 12.6 13.6 14.8 332 50.5 42.7 74.1
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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