Newport, RI – Here’s a look at what’s happening, new, and to do out there today in and around Newport.



  • Gale Warning in effect until 5 PM EDT this afternoon
  • Today –NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 7 ft, building to 9 ft this afternoon. Patchy fog. Rain. Tstms likely this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight – NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 52.0 °F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 7:12 am and sunset will be at 5:46 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 3:10 am and the next low tide will be at 3:59 pm. The first high tide will be at 10:09 am and the next high tide at 10:40 pm.
  • Today we have 10 hours and 34 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:29 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 17 days, lighting is 94%.

Cruise Ship Schedule

  1. Sunday, Oct. 28 – Victory 1 (Capacity: 202, 84 crew)
  2. Sunday, Nov. 4 – Siver Spirit (Capacity: 540 passengers)
  3. Monday, Nov. 5 – Seven Seas Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers)

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