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: Oct 18, 2021 4:30 AM

today’s weather forecast

Overnight: Clear, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Updated: Monday 10/18, 02:27 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)


Warnings and advisories

No Active Hazardous Weather Conditions issued by NWS 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI

(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)

today's nearshore forecast

EARLY THIS MORNING: West wind 5 to 10 knots. Clear. Waves around 1 foot.

TODAY: West wind 5 to 10 knots backing south early in the afternoon, then rising to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves around 1 foot.

Updated: Monday 10/18, 03:06 (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: Monday 10/18 at 04:10 AM

Air temperature: 46.6 °F

Wind Direction: W ( 260 deg true )

Wind Speed: 4 kts

Wind Gust: 4 kts

(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)

today's air quality

Location: Milwaukee and South Ozaukee Counties, WI

Current Air Quality: 10/18/21 3:00 AM CDT

Good - 28 AQI - Ozone

Good - 28 AQI - Particle Pollution (2.5 µm)

Good - 13 AQI - Particle Pollution (10 µm)

Agency: Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Last Update: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 02:45:01 CST

(Source: EPA AIRNow)

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