Break out the sunscreen as mostly sunny skies are on the horizon in Newport Beach for Memorial Day weekend. (Shutterstock)NEWPORT BEACH, CA – Memorial Day has finally arrived, promising a much-needed break, burger and trip to the beach to kick off the unofficial start of the summer. But will the weather in Newport Beach allow for an outdoor barbecue?Leading up to the weekend will see some gloomy weather, with partly cloudy skies Friday through Monday early in the day before giving way to the sun. Temperatures will remain in the low 70s with calm winds throughout the greater Newport Beach area. Temperatures will be in the high-60s and low-70s through Memorial Day weekend in Newport Beach before jumping to 76 degrees on Tuesday, according to AccuWeather’s forecast.Find out what’s happening in Newport Beach-Corona Del Marwith free, real-time updates from Patch.Let’s go!While the skies will still be partly cloudy, don’t forget to pack sunscreen. The max ultraviolet index level in the Newport Beach area will sit at 11 Sunday and Monday, meaning a fair-skinned person could suffer sunburns within minutes if not protected.Find out what’s happening in Newport Beach-Corona Del Marwith free, real-time updates from Patch.Let’s go!Rain shouldn’t ruin your weekend’s plans; AccuWeather only projects a four percent chance of rain in Newport Beach. If you’re still looking for Memorial Day plans, check out Patch’s guide to local business closures and the best spots to get a bite to eat in the greater Newport Beach area. City News Service contributed to this report.Get more local news delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for free Patch newsletters and alerts.ThankReply Share
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