Area Beach Conditions

today's nearshore forecast

Rest of tonight: Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Chance of thunderstorms around midnight. Chance of showers through the night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Tuesday: Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 knots. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Updated: Monday 8/21, 23:06 (Source: NOAA NDBC)

water and wave forecast

Beach winds: Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Waves: 1 foot or less.

Updated: Monday 8/21, 18:13 (Source: NWS Surfcast)


Water temperature: 69 °F

Updated: Monday 8/21, 19:00 (Source: GLOS Nowcast 3D)

breakwater gauge

Located on the McKinley breakwater.

Conditions on: Monday 8/21 at 11:50 PM

Air temperature: 75.6 °F

Wind Direction: SW ( 220 deg true )

Wind Speed: 13 kts

Wind Gust: 15 kts

(Source: NDBC Stn: MLWW3)

bacterial monitoring

All natural waters contain microorganisms and may at times contain microorganisms that can cause gastrointestinal illness.

Atwater Park Beach: Open. (6/2/2017)

Bay View Park Beach: Open. (8/16/2017)

Bender Beach: Open. (8/21/2017)

Bradford Beach: Open. (7/27/2017)

Grant Park Beach: Open. (8/19/2017)

Klode Park Beach: Open. (7/28/2017)

McKinley Beach: Caution. (8/18/2017)

South Shore Beach: Open. (8/17/2017)

Tietjen Beach / Doctors Park: Open. (8/1/2017)

(Source: wibeaches.us)

Swim Risk Potential - Southeastern Wisconsin

Swim Risk Potential – Southeastern Wisconsin

 

Swim Hazard Risk Level
Low Risk
A low risk of swimming hazards imply that large waves and strong currents are not expected along the shore.
Moderate Risk
A moderate risk of swimming hazards imply that large waves and strong currents are likely along the shore. Only experienced swimmers should consider entering the water.
High Risk
A high risk of swimming hazards imply dangerous waves and currents are expected along the shore. Swimming conditions may be life threatening to anyone entering the water.

 

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