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Heading to the beach? Bundle up!

Heading to the beach? Bundle up!
YouNews contributor "steeproute"

New numbers are just in from the past year, and likely thanks to the chilly spring and downright frigid December, the Washington and Oregon coasts were well below normal for average temperatures in 2008

For the Washington Coast:



It was among the coldest going back to 1895.

For the Oregon Coast:



It was the second coldest year since 1895.

(Thanks to UW's Mark Albright for finding this data!)