Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a northwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Updated: Thursday 10/30, 12:38 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)
Warnings and advisories
2 products issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI:
(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)
Today: Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots veering west in the late morning and afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 foot.
Tonight: West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening...Then rising to 15 to 25 knots after midnight rising to up to 30 knots with gusts to around 35 knots early in the morning. Chance of showers through the night. Waves around 1 foot building to 4 to 6 feet after midnight.
Updated: Thursday 10/30, 09:59 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
Water temperature: 50 °F
Updated: Thursday 10/30, 07:00 (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: Thursday 10/30 at 12:15 PM
Air temperature: 47.5 °F
Wind Direction: W ( 260 deg true )
Wind Speed: 9 kts
Wind Gust: 12 kts
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Thursday, October 30, 2014:
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.