Duluth, Minnesota Latitude: N 46° 43' 52.41" Longitude: W 92° 03' 03.03"

Park Point Beaches

Real time weather and beach conditions for the Lake Superior Beaches of Park Point

Weather and Beach Conditions
Real time data for the Lake Superior Beaches of Park Point
Last update: Aug 18, 2022 6:17 PM

today’s weather forecast

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Patchy dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Updated: Thursday 8/18, 17:56 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)

announcements

Lifeguard hours at the Park Point Beach House:

  • May 28 to September 5, 2022
  • Daily noon to 5 p.m.
  • Extended hours Friday-Sunday in July and Aug and 4th of July: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Park Point Beach House may be closed if the air temperature is below 55 F, if there is dense fog or heavy overcast skies, or if there is light rain to heavy thunderstorms.

uv index forecast

for Thursday, August 18, 2022:

UV index: 7

(Source: EPA EnviroFacts)

water and wave conditions

FORECAST:

Beach winds: Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Waves: 1 foot or less.

Water temperature: Upper 50s to around 60.

Updated: Thursday 8/18, 03:25 (Source: NWS Surfcast)

swim hazard risk

Swim hazard risk: LOW

LOW: Large waves and dangerous currents are not expected, however dangerous currents may exist at any time near piers, breakwalls, and river outlets.

Updated: Thursday 8/18, 03:25 (Source: NWS Surfcast)

bacteria warnings

Lakewalk Beach: Water contact is not recommended. (sampled on 8/17)

Franklin Park/13th St S: Water contact is acceptable. (sampled on 8/17)

Lafayette Community Club: Water contact is acceptable. (sampled on 8/10)

Beach House: Water contact is acceptable. (sampled on 8/10)

beach cam

Lifeguard station near the Park Point Beachhouse

The current view from the beachhouse is unavailable.

This photo is provided by the City of Duluth and NRRI.

beach cam

This webcam is provided by Solglimt Bed & Breakfast on Park Point.

This project is funded by:

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Minnesota Sea Grant Natural Resources Research Institute