Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Rain and Sun Breaks for Oregon Coast; Snow Coming

Published 11/02/2017 at 5:17 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Rain and Sun Breaks for Oregon Coast; Snow Coming

(Oregon Coast) – A definite shift in the weather is in store for the Oregon coast and the northwest portion of the state, with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland predicting increasing rain over the week but some sun breaks. Waves will get somewhat showy in rocky areas of the beaches, but snow – yes snow – is on the way for the mountain regions of the state.

There's mostly rain and some sizable winds for the Oregon coast over the next week. Yet some glimpses of sun will be found here and there, which always makes for dramatic ocean photos – with that mix of heavy clouds and sunlight.

Latest Coastal Lodging News Alerts
In Seaside:
Includes exclusive listings not found anywhere else
In Cannon Beach:
Winter rates, free night offers
In Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach:
Special prices for winter, free night offers
In Pacific City, Oceanside:
How to get a free night; other deals
In Lincoln City:
Exclusive listings; winter specials starting
In Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach:
A lot of stunning oceanfront whale watching
In Newport:
Special offers, free nights and exclusive listings
In Waldport
Low October rates
In Yachats, Florence
Oct deals appear; find lodgings not listed anywhere else

Friday is mostly cloudy with a high around 46 and light winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain is 70 percent. Saturday brings a 40 percent chance of rain and similarly mostly cloudy skies, but winds will pick up to include gusts up to 20 mph. The weekend rounds out with heavier rains on Sunday.

On Monday and Tuesday, there's a chance of showers but partly sunny skies. Wednesday gets cloudy and breezy, while Thursday opens up a little bit and looks to be mostly cloudy with some showers.

Where to stay for this - Where to eat - Map and Virtual Tour

Waves along the Oregon coast will get rather big on Friday, with combined seas as high as 14 feet in the morning. Later that day and on Saturday they lessen to around six feet. From there until Tuesday combined seas will be around nine feet, which will make a little bit of a show on rocky areas but otherwise produce no dangerous situations for beachgoers.

Some areas – including Lincoln City – are reporting rapidly diminishing sand levels, which could cause a nice outbreak of agate hunting should some gravel beds appear.

The NWS said an upper level low pressure area is on its way from Canada, bringing colder, wetter weather to most of Oregon and the coast – and even some snow.

“The low swings inland Friday night,” the NWS said. “Snow levels will lower through Friday, with several inches possible at Cascade pass levels. A much stronger low pressure area drops south through British Columbia Saturday night and then settles over Western Oregon and Washington Sunday. Snow will be heavy at times in the Cascades Sunday. After another break Monday night and Tuesday, a wet and windy system is expected Tuesday night and Wednesday.”

Keep a closer eye on Oregon Coast Weather. Find Oregon Coast Lodging here for these slightly stormy conditions.

Oregon Coast Lodging








 

More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 



Coastal Spotlight


LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Get Your Cameras Ready: It's Oregon Coast King Tides Time Again
Second round of this winter's King Tide Project and officials are asking the public to contribute photographs
Closures, Delays for Some Crabbing, Clamming, on Oregon Coast; Mussels Return
There are currently a complex round of closures, delays and reopenings for crabbing and mussel harvesting
Gargantuan Waves All Week on Oregon Coast; High Wind Warning Sun. Night
Look for high winds tonight along the Oregon coast as well as mammoth surf
Bizarre Finds on Oregon Coast: Pyrosomes, Dolphin, Deformed Velella, Freaky J...
Velella, a dolphin, weird jellyfish and even some live oysters. Science, kids, Seaside Aquarium, Warrenton
Central Oregon Coast Holidays: Newport's Boat Parade, Sea of Lights
Newport may have the most extravagant Christmas celebrations. Newport events
Oregon Coast Compendium of Fun: Yachats' Smelt Sands, 804 Trail, Spouting Horns
If you're heading there or need inspiration for something new to visit. travel tips, kids, geology
Special Glass Float Drop Over Holiday in Central Oregon Coast's Lincoln City
Mysterious Float Fairies will hide 100 extra glass art pieces to celebrate Thanksgiving. Lincoln City events
N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
Why so many drift logs by the Rockaway jetty? Weird tale of history, geology

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted