Real time data for the Lake Michigan Beaches of Milwaukee County Lat: N 43° 3' 41.40" Long: W 87° 52' 22.44"
Today: A chance of freezing drizzle before 9am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Updated: Tuesday 1/27, 05:37 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)
Warnings and advisories
(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)
Today: Northeast wind 5 to 15 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots late in the morning...Then becoming 5 to 15 knots early in the afternoon becoming 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Patchy light freezing drizzle in the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Tonight: North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest late in the evening...Then becoming southwest after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot.
Updated: Tuesday 1/27, 03:16 (Source: NOAA NDBC)
Water temperature: 36 °F
Updated: Tuesday 1/27, 00:00 (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.
Last checked: Tuesday 1/27 at 06:13 AM
(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)
(Source: EPA AIRNow)
for Tuesday, January 27, 2015:
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.