Newport, RI – Happy Friday! Here’s what’s happening in and around Newport today.


  • Hazardous Weather Outlook
  • Wind Advisory until November 16, 10:00 AM EST
  • Today – Rain likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 22 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight – Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind 13 to 16 mph.


  • Gale Warning in effect until 9 am EST this morning
  • Today –E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 6 to 9 ft at the Bay entrance. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight –N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 6 to 9 ft at the Bay entrance. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 50.0F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:36 am and sunset will be at 4:24 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 1:46 am and the next high tide will be at 2:03 pm. The first low tide will be at 7:29 am and the next low tide at 8:20 pm.
  • Today we will have 9 hours and 48 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:30 am.
  • The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Moon age is 8 days, lighting is 53%.

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