Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
Today: Sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Updated: Saturday 12/7, 04:41 (Source: NOAA NWS)
Warnings and advisories
(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)
Today: Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Tonight: Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots veering north early in the morning. Scattered flurries toward morning. Waves 1 foot.
Updated: Saturday 12/7, 03:55 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
Water temperature: 42 °F
Updated: Saturday 12/7, 00:00 (Source: GLOS Nowcast 3D)
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.
Conditions on: Saturday 12/7 at 04:45 AM
Air temperature: 6.1 °F
Wind Direction: WNW ( 300 deg true )
Wind Speed: 8 kts
Wind Gust: 11 kts
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Saturday, December 7, 2013:
You can safely enjoy being outside. Wear sunglasses on bright days. If you burn easily, cover up and use sunscreen SPF 30+.
In winter, reflection off snow can nearly double UV strength.
(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.