Summary: Periods of rain, windy yesterday; mixed skies, calm and chilly overnight.
Past 24 Hours High/Low/Gust/Rain/Total*
Lincoln City: 56F/43F/35mph/0.57”/4.33”
Depoe Bay: 56F/41F/42mph/0.66”/3.53”
*Since last dry day, November 18th
Newport Airport Conditions…
Visibility: 10 miles/Wind: calm/Altimeter: 30.11”
Forecast: We’ll get a bit of a break today with just isolated showers in the area this morning, partly to mostly sunny the rest of the day, light winds and a high in the low-50s. Rain developing again late tonight, low around 45F. Tomorrow, rain, up to a half inch, southerly winds gusting 30-35 mph, and the mercury stalls at 50F or so. Outlook is for a dry day on Wednesday, rain Thursday, a chance of rain Friday, rain likely Saturday, then a chance of showers on Sunday. The thermometer is predicted to be a little below normal all week as highs only reach the upper-40s and lows drop to 40F or a tad lower.
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Travel: In the Coast Range this morning, highways are damp, temps 35-40F. Willamette Valley roads are mixed wet/dry, it’s foggy, thermometer readings 35-40F. The Columbia River Gorge has mixed wet/dry pavement, temperatures 40-45F, light south winds. For the Cascades, highways have black ice and snow, 30-35F, the snow level is well below the passes at 3,500 feet, scattered snow showers expected, carry chains or traction tires. * Get up-to-the-minute Northwest highway weather at Real-Time Roads. Also, motorists should always visit ODOT’s TripCheck for the latest traffic conditions including delays and hazards.
Marine: Winds are variable 5-10 knots this morning with seas 8-9 feet at 11 seconds. A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas is in effect through this evening. A Gale Watch is in effect for the outer waters, beyond 10 miles from shore, from this evening through Tuesday morning. Low pressure crosses Haida Gwaii tonight and drags a cold front across Central Coast waters tonight and Tuesday morning. A NW swell train from the low brings significant seas to the waters Tuesday night, 19-20 feet at 18 seconds, then they should subside somewhat Wednesday through the end of the week. A weaker front crosses the area Wednesday night and Thursday. * 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… Mixed skies, light winds, surf 8-12 feet (moderate).
* For a safe and enjoyable time on the Central Coast, the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department offers these Beach Safety Tips.
11/27 Mon 7:03 AM 7.36 H
11/27 Mon 1:08 PM 3.20 L
11/27 Mon 6:35 PM 6.10 H
11/28 Tue 12:50 AM 1.57 L
In Short: Some sunshine, rain developing, clearing and drying, then more rain.