Newport, RI – Here’s a look at what’s up for the day ahead in Newport.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Weather:
  • Today – Sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
  • Tonight – A slight chance of showers between midnight and 1 am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Marine:
  • Today – W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tonight – NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 57.9 °F
Sun, Moon, Tide:
  • The sun rose in Newport at 7:00 am and sunset will be at 6:01 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 2:38 am and the next high tide will be at 3:05 pm. The first low tide will be at 7:50 am and the next low tide at 9:31 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Moon age is 8 days, lighting is 51%.
Cruise Ship Schedule
  1. Wednesday – Royal Princess (Capacity 3,500 passengers)
  2. Wednesday – Silver Spirit (Capacity: 540 passengers)
  3. Thursday – Victory 1 (Capacity: 202, 84 crew)
  4. Friday – Silver Wind (Capacity: 294 passengers, 208 crew)
  5. Friday – Seven Seas Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers)
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