Newport, RI – Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island today.


  • Today – Sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
  • Tonight – Clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.


  • Small Craft Advisory in effect through this evening
  • Today –NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tonight –NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 43.0F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:51 am and sunset will be at 4:17 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 12:16 am and the next high tide will be at 12:40 pm. The first low tide was at 5:25 am and the next low tide will be at 7:17 pm.
  • Today we have 9 hours and 26 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:34 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 21 days, lighting is 62%.

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