Newport, RI – Hello and Happy Thanksgiving!

We are so thankful for you all – our readers, subscribers, members, followers, advertisers, and everyone else who makes what we do possible. Thank you for believing in us over the last six years.

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Sending warm thoughts and wishes to you and your family on this Thanksgiving Day,

~ The What’sUpNewp & What’sUpRI Crew


  • Today – Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
  • Tonight – Clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.


  • Small Craft Advisory in effect through this evening
  • Today –NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
  • Tonight –NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 44.1F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:43 am and sunset will be at 4:20 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 6:32 am and the next high tide will be at 6:57 pm. The only low tide of the day will be at 12:33 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 13 days, lighting is 98%.

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