Previous Day Tuesday Aug 30th, 2016 Forecast Info
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    NEWS! August 22, 2016
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the above forecast is provided by WindAlert and embedded here for convenience.
Summary: Cool with light SSW winds.

Wind: Local conditions are Light.
Best launches: Wind Power
Good conditions for Lessons and Practice for all sports
No launches for shortboard (planing) windsurf or kitesurf.
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Current Observations Wind Compass
Local Time:
(Aug 30, 2016)
6:16 am
7:31 pm
Day of year: 243
Week of year: 35
13 hrs 14 min 41 sec
10 hrs 45 min 19 sec
Current Season: Water
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all times are Central Daylight Time (CDT)
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Wind & Gust Speed Graph
Wind Speeds vs. Time(details ▼)
updated: Tuesday Aug 30th at 5:30 am (CDT)
updates every 30 minutes

Wind & Gust Direction Graph
Note: West-centered on y-axis due to prevailing winds at this locale.
Wind Directions vs. Time(details ▼)
updated: Tuesday Aug 30th at 5:31 am (CDT)
updates every 30 minutes

Temperature & Wind Chill Graph
Temperatures vs. Time(details ▼)
updated: Tuesday Aug 30th at 5:47 am (CDT)
updates every 30 minutes

Wind Speed & Gust Rosette Graph
Wind Speeds vs. Directions(details ▼)
updated: Tuesday Aug 30th at 5:48 am (CDT)
updates every 30 minutes

Tabular Data for Tuesday Aug 30th, 2016

A summary of Today's observations are shown in the table below. All measured values are time averages over the 15 minute interval, except wind gusts which by definition are a maximum value. Windsock ratings of 2 or higher are indicated. Observations during daylight hours are shown with light green background for date and time cells. This table is updated every time any graph is updated. Also, clicking a data row will toggle highlighting on/off for easy reference.

The Weather Center records observations every minute (1,440 minutes per day) and that set of data is 'thinned' down to a reasonable number of data points (96 using a 15 minute interval) without sacrificing much data integrity. You can learn more about the system, data and database on the information and sensor pages.

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Raw observations (1 minute observations) can be viewed here and are archived at the end of the day. See Yesterday History page or any other date prior for Raw data download.

DateTimeTemperatureWind ChillWind (mph)
(2+ windsocks are indicated)
Wind Gust (mph)
(peak during interval)
Aug 30, 201612:00 am67.3 °F-2.6 SW (223°)2.7 SW (227°)
Aug 30, 201612:15 am67.6 °F-3.5 SW (223°)5.5 SSW (213°)
Aug 30, 201612:30 am67.2 °F-2.8 SW (223°)5.2 SW (222°)
Aug 30, 201612:45 am67.4 °F-3.6 SW (224°)4.8 SSW (213°)
Aug 30, 20161:00 am67.8 °F-5.5 SW (224°)8.3 SW (223°)
Aug 30, 20161:15 am68.0 °F-6.4 SW (223°)9.1 SW (219°)
Aug 30, 20161:30 am68.2 °F-6.5 SW (221°)9.8 SW (222°)
Aug 30, 20161:45 am68.3 °F-6.1 SW (220°)8.9 SW (224°)
Aug 30, 20162:00 am68.3 °F-4.4 SW (226°)7.8 SW (222°)
Aug 30, 20162:15 am68.2 °F-4.1 SW (226°)6.3 SSW (209°)
Aug 30, 20162:30 am68.3 °F-4.6 SW (225°)6.8 SW (217°)
Aug 30, 20162:45 am68.3 °F-4.7 SW (218°)6.5 SW (220°)
Aug 30, 20163:00 am68.4 °F-4.2 SW (224°)6.2 SSW (210°)
Aug 30, 20163:15 am68.4 °F-4.8 SW (222°)6.7 SW (226°)
Aug 30, 20163:30 am68.4 °F-5.0 SW (219°)7.2 SSW (209°)
Aug 30, 20163:45 am68.4 °F-3.8 SW (215°)6.2 SW (229°)
Aug 30, 20164:00 am68.4 °F-3.4 SSW (213°)6.0 SW (217°)
Aug 30, 20164:15 am68.4 °F-2.5 SSW (207°)4.6 SSW (195°)
Aug 30, 20164:30 am68.3 °F-1.4 SW (217°)4.9 SW (216°)
Aug 30, 20164:45 am68.2 °F-1.4 SSW (210°)2.5 SW (236°)
Aug 30, 20165:00 am68.1 °F-2.2 SSW (197°)3.8 SSW (212°)
Aug 30, 20165:15 am68.1 °F-1.2 SSW (214°)3.8 SW (216°)
Aug 30, 20165:30 am68.1 °F-2.5 SSW (205°)3.9 SSW (213°)
Aug 30, 20165:45 am68.1 °F-4.9 SSW (209°)6.0 SSW (205°)
Weather data and summary provided for informational purposes only.