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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 12, 2020 5:27 PM

today’s weather forecast

This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 69. East wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Updated: Wednesday 8/12, 15:56 (Source: NOAA Point Forecast)

uv index forecast

for Wednesday, August 12, 2020:

UV index: 7

(Source: EPA EnviroFacts)

water and wave conditions

Due to COVID-19-related work restrictions, water temperature and wave height sensors have not yet been deployed.


Beach winds: Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Waves: 1 foot or less.

Updated: Wednesday 8/12, 04:26 (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: Wednesday 8/12, 04:26 (Source: NWS Surfcast)

bacteria warnings

Lakewalk Beach: no recent sampling data. (checked on 8/12)

Franklin Park/13th St S: Water contact is acceptable. (sampled on 8/11)

Lafayette Community Club: Water contact is acceptable. (sampled on 8/11)

Beach House: Water contact is acceptable. (sampled on 8/11)

COVID-19/special rules

Park Point Beach is open. Follow Duluth Parks’ COVID-19 guidance: Maintain social distancing, limit group size, stay home if sick, and pack out all your garbage.

Life guards will be present and the Beach House restrooms will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. The concession stand and other plumbed restrooms remain closed. Porta potties are available at 12th Street Beach, Lafayette Community Center, and Park Point Recreation Area.

beach cam

Lifeguard station near the Park Point Beachhouse

Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 5:27 PM

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

beach cam

Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 4:29 PM

This photo is provided by Solglimt Bed & Breakfast on Park Point.
We update it hourly - visit their webcam page for the latest image.

This project is funded by:

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Minnesota Sea Grant Natural Resources Research Institute