Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Updated: Thursday 9/18, 15:38 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)
Warnings and advisories
One product issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI:
(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)
Tonight: East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening.
Friday: South wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Updated: Thursday 9/18, 15:54 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
Water temperature: 57 °F
Updated: Thursday 9/18, 13:00 (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 9/18 at 03:45 PM
Air temperature: 55.4 °F
Wind Direction: NE ( 40 deg true )
Wind Speed: 9 kts
Wind Gust: 10 kts
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Thursday, September 18, 2014:
Take precautions if you will be outside, such as wearing a hat and sunglasses and using sunscreen SPF 30+. Reduce your exposure to the sun's most intense UV radiation by seeking shade during midday hours.
(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.