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Today’s Weather Forecast

Wind, waves, and weather can change rapidly.

This Afternoon: Snow, mainly before 5pm. High near 30. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Updated: Thursday 1/19, 12:25 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)

Paddle Conditions

St. Louis and Douglas County Beach Forecast:

The NWS surf forecast will resume in the Spring.


REST OF TODAY: Northeast wind up to 30 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots decreasing to 30 knots late. Snow. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally to 13 feet.

TONIGHT: North wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots in the evening. Chance of snow in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally to 8 feet. A small craft advisory may be needed.

Updated: Thursday 1/19, 10:17 (Source: NOAA Nearshore Forecast)

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Beach House 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 the University of Minnesota Duluth Natural Resources Research Institute.

Last update: Jan 19, 2023 12:44 PM