Tidewater, Oregon

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Tidewater, Oregon
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Coordinates: 44°24′40″N123°54′01″W / 44.41111°N 123.90028°W / 44.41111; -123.90028 Coordinates: 44°24′40″N123°54′01″W / 44.41111°N 123.90028°W / 44.41111; -123.90028
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lincoln
Elevation
118 ft (36 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (PST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
97390
Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey [1]

Tidewater is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States located on the Alsea River east of Waldport on Oregon Route 34.

Contents

Tidewater was named because it is near the head of the tide of the Alsea River. [2] Tidewater post office was established in 1878. [2]

Tidewater is the home of White Wolf Sanctuary, a rescue facility for Arctic wolves. [3]

Climate

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly high temperatures in Tidewater above 76 °F (24 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Tidewater has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps. [4]

Climate data for Tidewater
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °F (°C)68
(20)
80
(27)
81
(27)
92
(33)
95
(35)
100
(38)
106
(41)
106
(41)
100
(38)
93
(34)
80
(27)
67
(19)
106
(41)
Average high °F (°C)49.5
(9.7)
54.3
(12.4)
57
(14)
61
(16)
66.1
(18.9)
70
(21)
74.6
(23.7)
75.8
(24.3)
74.5
(23.6)
66.2
(19.0)
55.5
(13.1)
49.8
(9.9)
62.9
(17.2)
Average low °F (°C)36
(2)
38
(3)
38.5
(3.6)
40.6
(4.8)
44.4
(6.9)
48.6
(9.2)
51.8
(11.0)
52.1
(11.2)
49.7
(9.8)
45.7
(7.6)
40.6
(4.8)
37.4
(3.0)
43.6
(6.4)
Record low °F (°C)8
(−13)
10
(−12)
23
(−5)
26
(−3)
30
(−1)
35
(2)
38
(3)
40
(4)
29
(−2)
25
(−4)
17
(−8)
5
(−15)
5
(−15)
Average precipitation inches (mm)14.45
(367)
12.07
(307)
11
(280)
6.58
(167)
4.12
(105)
2.46
(62)
0.81
(21)
1.12
(28)
2.88
(73)
6.84
(174)
13.48
(342)
15.32
(389)
91.15
(2,315)
Average snowfall inches (cm)1.3
(3.3)
0.7
(1.8)
0.1
(0.25)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.25)
0.4
(1.0)
2.5
(6.4)
Average precipitation days20181916139448132021165
Source: [5]

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References

  1. "Tidewater". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved September 11, 2009.
  2. 1 2 McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN   0-87595-277-1.
  3. "White Wolf Sanctuary and Educational Facility". White Wolf Sanctuary. Retrieved December 30, 2007.
  4. "Tidewater, Oregon". Weatherbase. Canty Media. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
  5. "TIDEWATER, OR (358481)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 26, 2015.