Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Updated: Thursday 12/18, 19:38 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)
Warnings and advisories
(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)
Tonight: Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Friday: Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots...Becoming west late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot.
Updated: Thursday 12/18, 15:46 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
Water temperature: 40 °F
Updated: Thursday 12/18, 18:00 (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 12/18 at 07:30 PM
Air temperature: 28.4 °F
Wind Direction: NNW ( 340 deg true )
Wind Speed: 8 kts
Wind Gust: 9 kts
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Friday, December 19, 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.