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: Jan 6, 2022 2:47 AM

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

One product issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI

Hazardous Weather Outlook

(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)

today's nearshore forecast

REST OF TONIGHT: Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Chance of flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

THURSDAY: Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Slight chance of snow in the morning, then chance of snow in the afternoon. freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Updated: Thursday 1/6, 01:06 (Source: NOAA Nearshore Forecast)

water and wave forecast

In the summer months, click for information.

(Source: NWS Surfcast)

swim hazard risk

In the summer months, click for information.

(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: Thursday 1/6 at 02:10 AM

Air temperature: 14.4 °F

Wind Direction: WNW ( 300 deg true )

Wind Speed: 9 kts

Wind Gust: 14 kts

(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)

today's air quality

Location: Milwaukee and South Ozaukee Counties, WI

Current Air Quality: 01/06/22 1:00 AM CST

Good - 19 AQI - Particle Pollution (2.5 µm)

Good - 12 AQI - Particle Pollution (10 µm)

Agency: Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Last Update: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 01:45:01 CST

(Source: EPA AIRNow)

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