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Newport Essential Info


Newport is a city on the Central Oregon Coast.

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Year round

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Current Weather

56 °F

Partly Cloudy

Fun Facts

  1. Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport was the home of Keiko, the movie star in Orca.
  2. In August 2011, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration moved its base for research ships from Seattle to Newport.
  3. Newport is home to two of Oregon’s nine historic lighthouses: Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, built in 1871, and Yaquina Head Lighthouse, built in 1873.

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