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Tidewater, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Post office in Tidewater
Post office in Tidewater
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lincoln
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97390
Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey

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

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

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

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.

Climate data for Tidewater
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 68
(20)
80
(26.7)
81
(27.2)
92
(33.3)
95
(35)
100
(37.8)
106
(41.1)
106
(41.1)
100
(37.8)
93
(33.9)
80
(26.7)
67
(19.4)
106
(41.1)
Average high °F (°C) 49.5
(9.72)
54.3
(12.39)
57
(13.9)
61
(16.1)
66.1
(18.94)
70
(21.1)
74.6
(23.67)
75.8
(24.33)
74.5
(23.61)
66.2
(19)
55.5
(13.06)
49.8
(9.89)
62.9
(17.17)
Average low °F (°C) 36
(2.2)
38
(3.3)
38.5
(3.61)
40.6
(4.78)
44.4
(6.89)
48.6
(9.22)
51.8
(11)
52.1
(11.17)
49.7
(9.83)
45.7
(7.61)
40.6
(4.78)
37.4
(3)
43.6
(6.44)
Record low °F (°C) 8
(-13.3)
10
(-12.2)
23
(-5)
26
(-3.3)
30
(-1.1)
35
(1.7)
38
(3.3)
40
(4.4)
29
(-1.7)
25
(-3.9)
17
(-8.3)
5
(-15)
5
(-15)
Precipitation inches (mm) 14.45
(367)
12.07
(306.6)
11
(279)
6.58
(167.1)
4.12
(104.6)
2.46
(62.5)
0.81
(20.6)
1.12
(28.4)
2.88
(73.2)
6.84
(173.7)
13.48
(342.4)
15.32
(389.1)
91.15
(2,315.2)
Snowfall inches (cm) 1.3
(3.3)
0.7
(1.8)
0.1
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
0.4
(1)
2.5
(6.4)
Avg. precipitation days 20 18 19 16 13 9 4 4 8 13 20 21 165

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