Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 100120
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
707 PM MDT Fri Oct 9 2015
Note: The experimental wave height forecasts are representative of
the mid lake waters and downwind shores. Wave heights may be
significantly less on upwind shores.
...Wind Advisory in effect from 6 PM Saturday to 9 PM MDT
.Tonight...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the
evening becoming light. Waves up to one foot.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Variable winds
up to 10 mph becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Waves up to one foot.
.Saturday Night...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers.
Lows around 50. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
after midnight. Chance of showers 50 percent. Waves around
1 foot...locally up to 2 feet building to 1 to 2 feet...locally
up to 3 feet after midnight.
.Sunday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the
morning...then mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around
15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Waves 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet subsiding to around
1 foot...locally up to 2 feet in the afternoon.