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: Aug 1, 2021 6:35 PM

today’s weather forecast

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Updated: Sunday 8/1, 18:08 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)


Warnings and advisories

2 products issued by NWS for: 7NM ENE West Milwaukee WI

Small Craft Advisory

Hazardous Weather Outlook

(Source: NWS hazardous weather outlook)

today's nearshore forecast

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING

TONIGHT: North wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots late in the evening, then veering northeast 5 to 15 knots after midnight backing north 5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 4 feet.

MONDAY: Northwest wind 5 knots becoming southeast early in the afternoon, then becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Updated: Sunday 8/1, 17:06 (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: Sunday 8/1 at 06:10 PM

Air temperature: 68.2 °F

Wind Direction: NE ( 40 deg true )

Wind Speed: 14 kts

Wind Gust: 16 kts

(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)

today's air quality

Location: Milwaukee/South Ozaukee Counties, WI

Current Air Quality: 07/31/21 9:00 PM CDT

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups - 121 AQI - Particle Pollution (2.5 µm)

Good - 47 AQI - Ozone

Good - 45 AQI - Particle Pollution (10 µm)

Agency: Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Last Update: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 08:45:01 CST

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