Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Oregon Coast Travel: Weekend Conditions, Gas Prices, Great Low Tides

Published 04/28/2018 at 5:56 AM PDT - Updated 04/28/2018 at 5:57 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff

Oregon Coast Travel: Weekend Conditions, Gas Prices, Low Tides

(Oregon Coast) – A mix of good and bad news for travel to and from the Oregon coast this week, as the weather is a bit of a downer for the weekend but will improve shortly thereafter; gas prices are higher but some major low tides are coming as well.

The weekend on the Oregon coast won’t be exceptional weather, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), but a big clearing trend is coming later.

On Saturday, the beaches are looking at mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, but light winds.

Sunday brings showers but mostly before 11 a.m. Monday is primarily a repeat of those conditions as well.

Latest Coastal Lodging News Alerts
In Seaside:
Includes exclusive listings; heatwave availability
In Cannon Beach:
Who's got rooms open for the heatwave this weekend
In Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach:
Room openings this weekend
In Pacific City, Oceanside:
Who has rooms for this weekend hot weather inland
In Lincoln City:
Openings for this weekend to get away from the heat
In Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach:
Where rooms are to be found this heavy traffic weekend
In Newport:
Room openings, get away from the heatwave
In Waldport
New amenities offered, find openings for the week
In Yachats, Florence
Availability for this weekend; lodgings not listed anywhere else

Tuesday, however, the forecast is for partly sunny and highs near 54. Wednesday and Thursday become mostly sunny with highs around 60 degrees, maybe higher. Friday should continue that, but the NWS is showing some chances of rain mixed with the sun. See more Oregon Coast Weather.

If you love low tides, you’re going to love late April and parts of May. For Clatsop County beaches, for example, some big minus tides are coming up, at around minus half an inch or a bit less from Sunday through Thursday in the early morning hours. On May 16 through 19, you get minus tides of minus one foot and slightly larger around 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., depending on the day. See Oregon Coast Weather for links to area tide tables.

Gas prices in Oregon are jumping, according to the Oregon office of the AAA. You’ve probably noticed this already, as most stations around Portland are well above the $3 mark.

AAA said demand for gasoline in the U.S. is surging to record highs, causing prices to follow. This past week, the national average for regular jumps a nickel to $2.77 a gallon while the Oregon average adds three cents to $3.17.

Consumer demand for gas in the U.S. is at nearly 9.9 million barrels per day, according to AAA, which is the highest level ever on record for April and exceeds typical summertime demand.

“Many consumers are shocked to see such high prices when they fill up their vehicles,” said Marie Dodds, public affairs director for AAA Oregon/Idaho.

Prices for gas on the Oregon coast are typically ten to 15 cents higher, so you’ll save some on day trips if you fill up before leaving the valley. Oregon Coast Lodgings for this event - Where to eat - Map and Virtual Tour

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

Even Oregon Coast Under Air Quality Advisory; Portland at 'Unhealthy'
Essentially every part of the state of Oregon is under one kind of air quality alert or another. Weather
Secrets from Beneath Rockaway Beach: Hidden Oregon Coast History
In Rockaway Beach, some winters mean the emergence of incredible things
Oregon Coast Videos - Coastal Video Channel
Stream Videos: the latest from the beaches. Astoria, Warrenton, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook Bay, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats
Video, Mysterious Run of Sharks: Rescue Attempt of Small Shark on Oregon Coas...
Young salmon sharks keep washing up everywhere. Sciences, Seaside Aquarium
Two Oregon Coast History Curiosities: Nye Beach, Lincoln City's Redhead Roundup
A kooky beauty contest turned major festival and all about ancient Newport
The Crazy Things Summer Does to Your Central Oregon Coast
Every year, sand levels hike up during the summer and create something new. Depoe Bay, Yachats, 804 Trail, Devil's Punchbowl
Longnose Skate Creature: Wondrous and Weird Oregon Coast Find
Periodically, these beaches are the recipient of something really strange flopping around the tide line. Sciences
Portland Presentation Gives Unique Travel Tips for Oregon Coast
A talk at Noodles in Portland on Monday, August 27, called The Oregon Coast They Don't Tell You About. Lincoln events, Cannon Beach events, Oceanside events, Newport events

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