Summary: Mostly sunny and breezy yesterday; mainly clear overnight.
Past 24 Hours High/Low/Gust/Rain…
Lincoln City: 66F/53F/29mph/0.00”
Depoe Bay: 62F/46F/27mph/0.00”
Newport Airport Conditions…
Visibility: 10 miles/Wind: NNE 3 mph/Altimeter: 30.16”
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Travel: In the Coast Range this morning, highways are dry, temps 45-50F. Willamette Valley roads are dry, thermometer readings 55-60F. The Columbia River Gorge has dry pavement, temperatures 55-60F. For the Cascades, highways are dry, 40-45F, the free air freezing level is 14,000 feet. * An interactive map of the latest Northwest/Central Oregon travel weather is available here. Also, motorists should always visit ODOT’s TripCheck before hitting the road.
Marine: Winds are NNE 5-10 knots this morning with seas 4 feet at 8 seconds. A Small Craft Advisory for winds gusting 25 knots is in effect from 1:00pm through this evening. Surface high pressure over the NE Pacific will continue for the foreseeable future and maintain the current northerly wind pattern over coastal waters. Low-end Small Craft Advisory winds are likely in the Central Coast waters this afternoon and evening, then remain below advisory thresholds through Friday, returning to advisory levels this weekend. Seas stay below 10 feet through the period, though they may be rather choppy at times as longer period swells are rather small. * Full text of the latest marine forecast is available here. And, make sure you check the latest Bar Reports before venturing offshore.
On the Beach… Mostly sunny, breezy, surf 2-3 feet (low).
* For a safe and enjoyable time on the Central Coast, the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department offers these Beach Safety Tips.
07/11 Tue 08:35 AM -0.99 L
07/11 Tue 3:20 PM 6.98 H
07/11 Tue 8:36 PM 2.80 L
07/12 Wed 02:31 AM 7.81 H
In Short: Night/morning low clouds/patchy fog, afternoon/evening clearing, gusty sea breezes.