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

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Conditions at 1:06 pm CST on 02/28/2021 (DOY 059 19:06 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   19.6 kts   (10.1 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   22.4 kts   (11.5 m/s)
Wind Direction:   246° (WSW)
Air Temperature:   48.2 °F   (9.0 °C)
Dew Point:   48.3 °F   (9.0 °C)
Relative Humidity:   100.3 %
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Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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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 CST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
Dew
Pt
F
Rel
Hum
%
20210591300 20.6 25.3 26.0 238 48.7 -99.0 48.8 100.3
20210591200 13.4 14.8 28.8 222 50.0 -99.0 50.1 100.3
20210591100 19.6 23.3 25.1 221 48.6 -99.0 48.6 100.2
20210591000 14.8 15.6 21.8 192 44.1 -99.0 44.1 100.2
20210590900 9.3 9.9 17.1 166 38.7 31.7 38.7 100.2
20210590800 11.1 11.5 12.6 167 37.2 29.1 37.3 100.2
20210590700 6.2 6.8 11.3 125 37.2 31.7 37.3 100.2
20210590600 13.6 14.0 15.0 129 39.4 30.8 39.4 100.2
20210590500 9.3 9.7 15.9 107 37.2 29.9 37.3 100.2
20210590400 13.2 14.2 14.8 112 37.2 28.2 37.3 100.2
20210590300 10.9 11.3 13.2 105 37.0 28.9 37.1 100.2
20210590200 9.7 10.7 11.5 122 37.2 29.7 37.3 100.2
20210590100 7.0 7.8 10.9 112 36.7 30.5 36.7 100.2
20210590000 7.4 7.8 10.3 129 36.9 30.5 36.9 100.2
20210582300 7.4 8.0 8.9 127 37.6 31.4 37.7 100.3
20210582200 11.5 12.2 13.6 136 38.5 30.5 38.5 100.2
20210582100 15.9 16.5 17.3 137 38.7 29.1 38.7 100.3
20210582000 13.2 13.8 18.1 133 38.3 29.6 38.4 100.3
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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