Weekend Weather Forecast: Dec. 21 – 23

Bowen's Wharf

Chris Electric

Here’s what’s on tap for weather this weekend in and around Newport.

Weather Forecast

Friday

Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then rain between 3pm and 5pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 4pm. High near 58. Windy, with a south wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Friday night

Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a slight chance of rain after 5am. Patchy fog between 7pm and midnight. Low around 48. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

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Saturday 

A slight chance of rain before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 42 by 5pm. South wind 15 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night 

Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Sunday 

 Sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 9 to 13 mph.

Sunday Night

A slight chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Marine Forecast for Narragansett Bay

Friday

Se winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 9 to 10 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Isolated tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon. Gale Warning in effect through this evening.

Friday Night

S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves around 11 ft, subsiding to 9 ft after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain in the evening with vsby 1 nm or less.

Saturday

SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 8 ft.

Saturday Night

W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 9 ft, subsiding to 7 ft after midnight.

Sunday

W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 6 ft, subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun, Moon, & Tide Forecast

Friday

The sun will rise in Newport at 7:09 am and sunset will be at 4:19 pm. The first high tide was at 6:08 am and the next high tide will be at 6:35 pm.  The first low tide will be at 12:14 pm and the next low tide at 11:56 pm. 

We will have 9 hours and 10 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:44 am.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 13 days, lighting is 96%.

Saturday

The sun will rise in Newport at 7:09 am and sunset will be at 4:19 pm. The first high tide will be at 6:57 am and the next high tide at 7:25 pm. The only low tide of the day will be at 1:03 pm.

We will have 9 hours and 10 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:44 am.

The lunar phase will be a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 14 days, lighting is 99%.

Sunday

The sun will rise in Newport at 7:09 am and sunset will be at 4:20 pm. The first low tide will be at 12:45 am and the next low tide at 1:52 pm. The first high tide will be at 7:47am and the next high tide at 8:15 pm.

We will have 9 hours and 11 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:44 am.

The lunar phase will be a Full Moon. Moon age is 15 days, lighting is 100%.

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