Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Mix of Chill, Snow and Sun for Portland, Oregon Coast over Holiday Week

Published 11/23/2015 at 10:45 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff


(Oregon Coast) – A mix of freezing temps, some snow and yet lots of sun is in the works for the holiday week for northwest Oregon, the coast range and the Portland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland is telling Thanksgiving travelers to be careful in some parts of the state, but look for a very sunny Oregon coast throughout the entire holiday weekend, albeit a chilly one. (Above: wintry skies above Cannon Beach).

After Wednesday will be drier, although still cold.

The first serious cold snap of the season is expected to arrive over Tuesday, with below normal temperatures lingering through Thanksgiving and into the weekend. Snow levels will start above 4000 feet but by the end of Tuesday they will drop to 1500 to 2000 feet, possibly dropping some snow and slush in the coast range and the higher elevations of Portland.

“This may be low enough to affect some coast range passes as well as the Cascade foothills,” the NWS said. “While snowfall amounts may vary, early Thanksgiving travelers planning a trip across the coast range or into the Cascades should prepared for winter travel conditions.”

The worst areas are expected to be south of Eugene on Tuesday night.

Showers taper off late Tuesday but rapidly falling temps could mean some black ice in Portland, the I-5 corridor and the coast range. The NWS said the thermometer may have trouble rising above 40 during the day for much of northwest Oregon – except the coastline, where it's expected to stay warmer than inland.

Cold and blustery weather, coupled with east winds from the Gorge, will create a windchill factor into the 20's for much of the region, especially Portland.

Snowfall amounts in the coast range are expected to minimal, but black ice at night may create driving hazards to and from the beaches.

However, once you're on the Oregon coast, you'll find it sunny and warmer than inland from Thursday through Sunday. While still chilly in the lower 40's, Portland will not get as high. Mostly cloudless skies are expected along the coast over that time, as well as Portland.

Lows will be in the mid 30's along the Oregon coast, however. More Oregon Coast Weather.










 

 

 

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

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

 

A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, saut�ed scallops.
Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss
Pacific City, Oregon

 


 


Coastal Spotlight

LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Yachats' Silver Surf Motel, Where 'Oregon Coast You Remember' Sits Just Above...
One of those constantly-updated stalwarts that brings back memories of family vacations
N. Oregon Coast in April, May: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach Events
As spring starts slowly winding up, so do Astoria, Cannon Beach and Seaside. Astoria events, Seaside events
Depoe Bay's Inn at Arch Rock Blends Old, New: Oregon Coast Travel Tips
Sleek chic with a touch of maritime themes and post-mod. Reviews, Depoe Bay lodging
Seaside Oregon Virtual Tour - All Beaches, Attractions, Maps
Deep details of Seaside, Oregon Coast: nearly 100 photos, video, details
Oregon Coast Organizations Win Prestigious Awards
Lincoln City's visitor center and Newport's Oregon Coast Aquarium made the grade
How Lincoln City Will Rock You in May, April: Oregon Coast Events Preview
Spring heats up to the climactic opening of the summer season, throughout April and May
Extraordinary Encounters: Shark Off Oregon Coast, Dolphin on Washington Coast
A charter boat from Newport got into a bit of a fight with a shark. Sciences
Debris Art Project Tours Oregon Coast; Free Fishing Day in Hebo
Fishing fun near Pacific City; an intriguing way of dealing with marine garbage

Back to Oregon Coast

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

 

 

Oregon Coast Lodging
Rentals
Specials

Dining

Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Travel News

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Virtual Tours, Maps
Deep Details