Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 282230
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
426 PM MDT Fri Aug 28 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.
...Lake Wind Advisory in effect from Noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday...
.Today...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming cloudy. Areas
of smoke. Highs around 80. Variable winds up to 10 mph becoming
southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot.
.Tonight...Cloudy. Areas of smoke. Lows around 60. Variable winds
up to 10 mph. Waves less than 1 foot.
.Saturday...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Patchy smoke through the day.
A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in
the lower 80s. Variable winds up to 10 mph becoming southwest
15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon. Waves
up to one foot building to 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet
late in the afternoon.
.Saturday Night...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers
after midnight. Patchy smoke through the night. Lows in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in
the evening becoming light. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Waves 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet subsiding to up to one
foot early in the morning.
.Sunday...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
morning...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Patchy smoke through the day.
Highs around 70. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent. Waves around 1 foot...locally up to