newport nutcracker at rosecliff
The Newport Nutcracker continues at Rosecliff. (Photo Credit: Island Moving Company)

Newport, RI – Here’s what’s up for the day ahead in and around Newport.

Weather:

  • Today – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
  • Tonight – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Marine:

  • Small Craft Advisory in effect through this evening
  • Today –SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 7 ft.
  • Tonight –W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 48.0F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  •  The sun rose in Newport at 6:49 am and sunset will be at 4:18 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 3:27 am and the next low tide will be at 4:27 pm. The first high tide will be at 10:40 am and the next high tide at 11:16 pm.
  • Today we have 9 hours and 29 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:33 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 19 days, lighting is 82%.

Calendar Of Events & Things To Do

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.