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: Nov 28, 2022 2:33 PM

today’s weather forecast

Today: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Updated: Thursday 10/21, 10:09 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)


Warnings and advisories

3 products issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI

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Small Craft Advisory

Gale Watch

Hazardous Weather Outlook

(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)

today's nearshore forecast

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

REST OF TODAY: South wind 10 to 15 knots rising to 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.

TONIGHT: South wind 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 4 feet.

Updated: Monday 11/28, 13:05 (Source: NOAA Nearshore Forecast)

water and wave forecast

Beach winds: East winds around 5 mph, becoming northeast after midnight.

Waves: Around 1 foot.

Water temperature: In the lower 60s.

Updated: Friday 9/30, 16:52 (Source: NWS Surfcast)

swim hazard risk

Swim hazard risk: LOW

LOW: Large waves and dangerous currents are not expected, however dangerous currents may exist at any time near piers, breakwalls, and river outlets.

Updated: Friday 9/30, 16:52 (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 11/28 at 02:10 PM

Air temperature: 41.9 °F

Wind Direction: SSE ( 160 deg true )

Wind Speed: 10 kts

Wind Gust: 12 kts

(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)

today's air quality


Location: Milwaukee and South Ozaukee Counties, WI

Current Air Quality: 11/28/22 1:00 PM CST

Good - 29 AQI - Particle Pollution (2.5 µm)

Good - 11 AQI - Particle Pollution (10 µm)

Agency: Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Last Update: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 01:45:01 CST

(Source: EPA AIRNow)

uv index forecast

for undetermined date:

not available

(Source: EPA EnviroFacts)

bacterial monitoring

All natural waters contain microorganisms and may at times contain microorganisms that can cause gastrointestinal illness.

For information on bacterial monitoring, visit this interactive map.

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(Source: wibeaches.us)

This project is funded by:

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Wisconsin Sea Grant Natural Resources Research Institute
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