Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Updated: Wednesday 5/25, 11:08 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)
Warnings and advisories
One product issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI
(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)
Rest of today: East wind 5 to 10 knots rising to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Patchy fog through the day. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Waves around 1 foot.
Tonight: South wind 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog through the night. Showers and thunderstorms likely through around midnight. Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Updated: Wednesday 5/25, 09:25 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
The beach winds and waves forecast will resume in the Spring.
(Source: NWS Surfcast)
Water temperature: 52 °F
Updated: Wednesday 5/25, 07:00 (Source: GLOS Nowcast 3D)
A current recreational beach forecast is not available. It is normally issued twice daily during the beach season, which generally runs from late May to early September.
(Source: NWS Surfcast)
Strong currents can occur anytime, especially near piers and jetties.
Learn more about Rip Currents and how to escape them before going to the beach!
Located on the McKinley breakwater.
Last checked: Wednesday 5/25 at 11:23 AM
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Wednesday, May 25, 2016:
Protection against sun damage is needed. If you need to be outside during midday hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., take steps to reduce sun exposure. A shirt, hat and sunscreen are a must, and be sure you seek shade. Beachgoers should know that white sand and other bright surfaces reflect UV and can double UV exposure.
(Source: EPA SunWise)
All natural waters contain microorganisms and may at times contain microorganisms that can cause gastrointestinal illness.
Bacterial monitoring of these Lake Michigan beaches in Milwaukee County has ended for the season.
Sampling will resume in the Spring.