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Recreation Forecasts available for:
  • Lake McConaughy
  • Calamus Reservoir
  • Sutherland Reservoir
  • Lake Maloney
  • Enders Reservoir
  • Merritt Reservoir
  • Red Willow Reservoir
  • Medicine Creek Reservoir
  • Jeffrey Reservoir

 

Current Lake Forecasts in Western and North Central Nebraska

 


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Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service North Platte NE
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

NEZ057-291000-
Lake McConaughy-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 4 to 10 mph. Mostly clear. Lows around
24. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...West winds 4 to 10 mph increasing to 8 to 14 mph in
the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 65. Waters a light chop
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 6 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 31. Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to northeast 14 to
18 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning then
becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light rain in the
afternoon. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Highs around
47. Waters a moderate chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

NEZ027-038-291000-
Calamus Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...West winds 2 to 8 mph shifting to the south 4 to 6 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 26. Waters smooth to a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...South winds 8 to 14 mph shifting to the southwest
12 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 64. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the
west after midnight. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to 16 to 18 mph in
the afternoon. Partly sunny. Highs around 49. Waters a moderate
chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ059-291000-
Sutherland Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...South winds 4 to 6 mph. Mostly clear. Lows around 21.
Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the west 6 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 66. Waters smooth to
a light chop becoming a light chop in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 4 to 6 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 28. Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to northeast 14 to
18 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning then
becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 49. Waters a light chop
becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ059-291000-
Lake Maloney-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 4 to 10 mph. Mostly clear. Lows around
23. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph. Sunny. Highs around 66.
Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 29. Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 14 mph increasing to northeast 14 to
18 mph in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Waters a
moderate chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ069-291000-
Enders Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 6 mph. Clear. Lows around 25.
Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SATURDAY...West winds 4 to 6 mph. Sunny. Highs around 70. Waters
smooth to a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 4 to 6 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 29. Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to northeast 12 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Sunny in the morning then becoming
partly sunny. Highs around 53. Waters a light chop becoming a
moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-291000-
Merritt Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 4 to 6 mph increasing to 6 to 10 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 28. Waters smooth to a
light chop becoming a light chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 8 to 14 mph shifting to the west
12 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 61. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 28. Waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 18 mph in
the afternoon. Partly sunny. A slight chance of light rain in the
afternoon. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Highs around
45. Waters a moderate chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ071-291000-
Red Willow Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR RED WILLOW RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 6 mph shifting to the southwest
4 to 6 mph after midnight. Clear. Lows around 24. Waters smooth
to a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 4 to 6 mph. Sunny. Highs around 67.
Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the
northwest 4 to 10 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around
30. Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a light chop after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to northeast 12 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 55. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ071-291000-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR MEDICINE CREEK RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...West winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the southwest after
midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 24. Waters smooth to a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...South winds 4 to 10 mph. Sunny. Highs around 66.
Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 6 mph shifting to the
northwest 6 to 10 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around
28. Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a light chop after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 12 mph increasing to 14 to 16 mph in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 55. Waters a light chop
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ059-291000-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
529 PM CST Fri Feb 28 2020

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 4 to 10 mph. Mostly clear. Lows around
23. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph. Sunny. Highs around 66.
Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the
northwest 6 to 12 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 29. Waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 18 mph in
the afternoon. Partly sunny. Highs around 51. Waters a moderate
chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

&&

Note: Wind and wave action are for ice free areas in winter.