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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
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

NEZ057-022200-
Lake McConaughy-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...South winds around 6 mph increasing to 8 to 14 mph in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 66. Waters smooth to a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 18 mph increasing to west 18 to
24 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 34. Waters
choppy becoming rough after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 16 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 16 mph in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Waters choppy
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 4 to 10 mph increasing to 8 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain
showers and snow showers in the evening. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 28. Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ027-038-022200-
Calamus Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES SUNDAY...

.TODAY...South winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to 18 mph in
the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 68. Waters a light chop
becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 12 to 18 mph shifting to the southwest
14 to 18 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Waters
choppy.
.SUNDAY...Breezy. Northwest winds 18 to 26 mph shifting to the
west 14 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around
56. Waters rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy. Lows
around 30. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-022200-
Sutherland Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 4 to 6 mph increasing to 8 to 14 mph in the
afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 71. Waters smooth to a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 12 to 22 mph increasing to west 18 to
24 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 34. Waters
choppy becoming rough after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 16 to 18 mph decreasing to 10 to 16 mph in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 54. Waters choppy
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 4 to 10 mph increasing to
northwest 10 to 12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the
evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 28. Waters a
light chop.

$$

XXZ059-022200-
Lake Maloney-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...South winds around 6 mph increasing to 8 to 14 mph in
the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 71. Waters smooth to a light
chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 12 to 20 mph increasing to west 20 to
24 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 36. Waters
choppy becoming rough after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 18 to 20 mph becoming west 10 to 18 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 56. Waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the north
10 to 12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening then
becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ069-022200-
Enders Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 4 to 6 mph increasing to southwest 12 to
18 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 77. Waters smooth to
a light chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. South winds 18 to 28 mph shifting to the west
18 to 24 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 35. Waters
very rough becoming rough after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 12 to 18 mph becoming southwest 8 to 14 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 57. Waters choppy
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 4 to 10 mph increasing to north 10 to
14 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 28. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop after midnight.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-022200-
Merritt Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY...

.TODAY...South winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to 14 mph in
the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 72. Waters a light chop
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. South winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to west
16 to 26 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 36. Waters
a moderate chop becoming rough after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Breezy. West winds 24 to 26 mph decreasing to 14 to
24 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 51. Waters
rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of rain showers and snow showers in the evening. The
chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 27. Waters a
moderate chop.

$$

XXZ071-022200-
Red Willow Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 4 to 6 mph increasing to south 10 to
16 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs
around 79. Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a moderate chop
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 12 to 18 mph increasing to west 20 to
24 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 38. Waters
choppy becoming rough after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 18 to 20 mph becoming west 8 to 14 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 61. Waters choppy
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 8 to 14 mph shifting to the north
10 to 12 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 31.
Waters a moderate chop becoming a light chop after midnight.

$$

XXZ071-022200-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 6 to 8 mph increasing to south 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Partly sunny in the morning then
clearing. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 77. Waters
smooth to a light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 12 to 14 mph increasing to southwest 18 to
20 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 39. Waters a
moderate chop becoming choppy after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 14 to 18 mph decreasing to 8 to 14 mph in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 64. Waters choppy
becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 8 to 14 mph shifting to the north
12 to 14 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 32.
Waters a moderate chop.

$$

XXZ059-022200-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
313 AM CST Sat Mar 2 2024

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 6 to 8 mph increasing to south 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs
around 73. Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a moderate chop
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 18 mph increasing to west 18 to
22 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 38. Waters
choppy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 18 to 20 mph becoming west 8 to 18 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 58. Waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the north
10 to 12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening then
becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Waters a light chop.

$$

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