Station #45198
41.89250, -87.56305

The newly-launched Chicago Pier buoy, located approximately 1 mile east of Navy Pier, is undergoing a test run for Summer 2021. IISG will be doing a full launch for Summer 2022. In the interim, enjoy the features of this buoy but please do not rely on accuracy of the data for any recreational or commercial pastimes.

Current Data

Readings Updated Every 10 Minutes

Temperature Chain

Webcam Image

Images and videos captured by the Chicago Pier Buoy are updated once per hour during daylight hours and are time-stamped in Central Time. If image does not appear to be updated, clear your web cache and browser history, then refresh the page. If you continue to have issues, please let us know. The images and videos from this buoy camera are not to be used, broadcast, or distrubuted without express prior permission. Please contact for more information.

Webcam from Chicago Pier Buoy

Webcam Video

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