X-Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"

Milwaukee County Beaches

Real time weather and beach conditions for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County

Weather and Beach Conditions
Last update: Jul 31, 2021 5:47 AM

today’s weather forecast

Today: Widespread haze after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Updated: Saturday 7/31, 03:10 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)


Warnings and advisories

One product issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI

Hazardous Weather Outlook

(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)

today's nearshore forecast

TODAY: West wind 5 to 10 knots backing south late in the afternoon. Haze in the late morning and afternoon. Waves around 1 foot.

TONIGHT: Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots veering west late in the evening, then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight veering north 10 to 20 knots early in the morning. Haze through around midnight. chance of showers and thunderstorms through around midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Updated: Saturday 7/31, 05:06 (Source: NOAA Nearshore Forecast)

water and wave forecast

In the summer months, click for information.

(Source: NWS Surfcast)

swim hazard risk

In the summer months, click for information.

(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!

breakwater gauge

Located on the McKinley breakwater.

Conditions on: Saturday 7/31 at 05:10 AM

Air temperature: 60.1 °F

Wind Direction: W ( 260 deg true )

Wind Speed: 5 kts

Wind Gust: 6 kts

(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)

today's air quality

Location: Milwaukee/South Ozaukee Counties, WI

Current Air Quality: 07/31/21 5:00 AM CDT

Good - 26 AQI - Particle Pollution (2.5 µm)

Good - 16 AQI - Ozone

Good - 8 AQI - Particle Pollution (10 µm)

Agency: Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Last Update: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 04:45:01 CST

(Source: EPA AIRNow)

uv index forecast

for Tuesday, July 27, 2021:

UV index: 8