Newport, RI – Here’s a look at all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today, stay warm out there!


  • Today – Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight – A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


  • Small Craft Advisory in effect from noon EDT today through Saturday morning
  • Today – W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft, building to 4 ft this afternoon.
  • Tonight – SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 4 ft, except up to 7 ft at the Bay entrance. A chance of showers after midnight.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 55.0 °F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 7:03 am and sunset will be at 5:58 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 4:30 am and the next high tide will be at 4:56 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:24 am and the next low tide at 11:00 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 9 days, lighting is 70%.

Cruise Ship Schedule

  1. Friday – Silver Wind (Capacity: 294 passengers, 208 crew)
  2. Friday – Seven Seas Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers)

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).