Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
Overnight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday: Areas of fog before 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Updated: Tuesday 12/6, 01:37 (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 tonight: South wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Patchy fog in the late evening and early morning...Then areas of fog early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday: South wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest with gusts to around 20 knots early in the afternoon...Then becoming west 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the afternoon. Patchy fog through the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet in the afternoon.
Updated: Monday 12/5, 21:02 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
The beach winds and waves forecast will resume in the Spring.
(Source: NWS Surfcast)
Water temperature: 47 °F
Updated: Tuesday 12/6, 00:00 (Source: GLOS Nowcast 3D)
A current recreational beach forecast is not available. The National Weather Service Beach Hazard Program will return in May 2017, shortly before the Memorial Day weekend.
(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.
Conditions on: Tuesday 12/6 at 01:10 AM
Air temperature: 37.4 °F
Wind Direction: SSW ( 200 deg true )
Wind Speed: 9 kts
Wind Gust: 10 kts
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Tuesday, December 6, 2016:
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.