Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 042020
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
206 PM MDT Sat Jul 4 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.
.Today...Sunny. Highs around 90. Variable winds up to 10 mph
becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon. Waves up to
.Tonight...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening...then scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 15 mph shifting
to the northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph after
midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Waves up to one
foot building to 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet early in the
.Sunday...Breezy. Much cooler. Cloudy. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 70.
Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of precipitation 40 percent. Waves 1 to 2 feet...locally up to
3 feet subsiding to around 1 foot...locally up to 2 feet in the
.Sunday Night...Cooler. Partly cloudy in the evening then
becoming clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
15 mph in the evening becoming light. Waves around 1 foot...
locally up to 2 feet.
.Monday...Warmer...sunny. Highs around 80. Variable winds up to
10 mph. Waves up to one foot.