Summary: Mostly sunny, light wind yesterday; some low clouds, fog overnight.
Past 24 Hours High/Low/Gust/Rain…
Lincoln City: 68F/55F/12mph/0.00”
Depoe Bay: 66F/52F/12mph/0.00”
Newport Airport Conditions…
Ceiling: scattered @ 200’ & 700’, overcast @ 1,500’
Visibility: 4 miles/Wind: calm/Altimeter: 30.19”
Forecast: After that brief, damp bump in the road early yesterday morning, we’re back in the groove for a run of sun over the next several days. Expect the fog and most of the clouds to burn off again today, light west winds and a high of 60-65F. Partly cloudy tonight, low 55F. Mostly sunny tomorrow, northwest winds gusting 20-25 mph and the mercury topping out at 65-70F. Outlook is for mostly sunny days, partly cloudy nights, and stiff afternoon/evening sea breezes with seasonal temperatures Sunday through Thursday.
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Travel: In the Coast Range this morning, highways are dry, temps 50-55F. Willamette Valley roads are dry, thermometer readings 50-55F. The Columbia River Gorge has dry pavement, temperatures 60-65F. For the Cascades, highways are dry, 45-50F, the free air freezing level is above 12,000 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 SE 5-10 knots this morning with seas 1-2 feet at 15 seconds. High pressure will continue across Central Coast waters today through early tomorrow, with rather benign wind and sea conditions. Northerly winds will increase with gusts into the 25-30 knot range late Saturday afternoon, and continue through Monday. Seas will respond by building to around 9 feet, with relatively short periods, by late Sunday morning. * 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, light breeze, surf 1-2 feet (low).
* For a safe and enjoyable time on the Central Coast, the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department offers these Beach Safety Tips.
07/21 Fri 12:00 PM 6.82 H
07/21 Fri 5:07 PM 2.47 L
07/21 Fri 11:20 PM 9.42 H
07/22 Sat 6:12 AM -1.99 L
In Short: Decreasing clouds, light wind, then clearing and breezy.