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Alpena, MI  (APNM4)  45° 03´ 35" N,   83° 25´ 25" W

In collaboration with Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Conditions at 9:30 pm EST on 01/20/2020 (DOY 021 02:30 GMT)
(Updated at about 02,12,22,32,42,52 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   4.7 kts   (2.4 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   5.2 kts   (2.7 m/s)
Wind Direction:   299° (WNW)
Air Temperature:   18.9 °F   (-7.3 °C)
Wind Chill:   11.2 °F   (-11.5 °C)
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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(images updated 6X per hour)
Webcam Location & Info
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 1]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 2]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 3]
[Live Webcam Image from Alpena, MI Met Station Camera 4]
6-hr animations: 1  2  3  4
Previous 48 images (top of hour only): 1  2  3  4
All Images (past 10 days)

----- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] -----
YEARDOY EST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
20200202100 5.2 5.8 7.0 289 19.4 11.2
20200202000 5.8 7.2 9.1 288 21.2 12.7
20200201900 7.2 8.4 10.7 279 22.5 13.0
20200201800 6.6 8.7 11.5 327 23.2 14.4
20200201700 7.4 8.6 10.3 321 23.9 14.6
20200201600 9.1 10.5 13.0 330 24.8 14.5
20200201500 9.3 11.9 15.0 312 24.3 13.7
20200201400 10.3 14.2 17.5 322 24.1 12.9
20200201300 13.4 18.1 18.9 320 23.5 10.6
20200201200 9.1 11.3 17.9 297 21.7 10.7
20200201100 8.7 10.3 13.6 309 18.3 6.7
20200201000 7.8 9.3 11.3 304 13.5 1.5
20200200900 5.8 7.0 9.7 312 9.0 -2.0
20200200800 6.4 7.4 8.9 306 7.2 -4.8
20200200700 6.4 7.6 8.4 315 6.6 -5.5
20200200600 6.2 7.4 8.4 308 6.6 -5.3
20200200500 6.6 7.6 8.2 321 7.0 -5.3
20200200400 8.4 9.9 9.9 326 8.1 -5.7
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour
Note: Wind chill is set to -99 if air temp > 40 F or wind speed < 3 mph

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