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Gorge Wind ForecastIn the pre-dawn darkness today (it’s Wednesday), Viento is putting up quite a showing with westerlies in the mid 20’s. That won’t last. Expect daylight westerlies in the teens today. The day starts light and variable most places with low double-digits possible near Swell. Afternoon wind rises to 13-16 from Stevenson to Mosier. River flow is 98,500cfs, temp is 54 degrees, and high temp today will be 65.
Thursday starts with light westerlies. It’ll take a while for things to warm up. When it does, we’ll see westerlies at 10-13 from Stevenson to Hood River. Friday brings a cold front through the Gorge. That brings morning drizzle in the west and stronger westerlies in the east. Expect max wind at gusty 24-28 from Avery to Arlington between late morning and mid-afternoon. The wind backs off after 3pm. In the western Gorge, expect 18-23 to start the day (same in the east), and afternoon wind at 12-15. Easterlies return for the weekend.
Coast, Jones, Sauvie’sCoast (north/central/south, waves. Direction north unless otherwise noted. Swell forecast from NWS.) Wednesday: 10-15/15-20/20-25, NW swell 4′ at 9 seconds. Thursday: NW5-10/10-15/Variable to 10, NW 4′ @ 10. Friday: 5-10/5-10/20-25?, NW 5′ @ 9. Sauvie’s Wednesday-Friday: Less than 10. Jones Wednesday-Friday: light.
Hood River Weather ForecastA touch of the Nothing Wednesday morning gives way to clear sky. Temps will be in the upper 30’s early and mid 60’s later. Light westerlies. Moderate in the afternoon. No rainbows. Thursday will be sunny. Temps will be in the upper 30’s early and mid to upper 60’s later. Light westerlies. No rainbows. Friday will be cloudy in the morning and mostly cloudy in the afternoon with drizzle or sprinkles between 8am and 1pm. Temps will be in the low 40’s early and upper 50’s later. Moderate westerlies. 99% chance of rainbows. Looking for a complete Columbia Gorge forecast? Looking for more humor in your weather? Obscenities? You’re looking for my TATAS: Temira’s Awesome Travel Advisory Service on Facebook.
Cycling10/28: Motorized use is open on ALL Hood River County Land now. Kreps lands have reopened per their FB page. Do be aware of the possibility of freeze-thaw (muddy) conditions up high. Do not ride those trails, as you will do permanent damage due to liquefied soil structure. Mt. Hood National Forest: some areas have reopened. Expect many downed trees.
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Local EventsWeekly events: The Kainos Coffee run happens in The Dalles every Tuesday morning at 6am. There are sailboat races at the Hood River Marina every Wednesday evening. Dirty Fingers has a group mountain bike ride Thursday nights at 5:30pm. The small boat group has a friendly and distanced paddle on, I believe, Thursday nights. Cheno has an outdoor HIIT workout at Griffin House in Hood River at 6pm on Wednesday nights. It appears there is also some sort of sailboat regatta every Friday night. That’s pretty much it for outdoor sports. There is a BLM rally every Tuesday evening at 5:30 at the Salmon Fountain in Hood River, and there’s a White Coats for BLM rally every Wednesday evening at 6pm at 12th and May. Have an awesome day!