Newport, RI – Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around Newport today.


  • Today –Rain, mainly after 4 pm. High near 54. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight – Rain, mainly before 1 am. Patchy fog. Low around 50. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.


  • Today –E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain this afternoon.
  • Tonight – NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves around 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 53.1 °F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:23 am and sunset will be at 4:35 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 5:33 am and the next high tide will be at 5:57 pm. The first low tide will be at 11:36 am and the next low tide at 11:36 pm.
  • Today we have 10 hours and 12 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:29 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 27 days, lighting is 9%.

Cruise Ship Schedule

  1. Monday, Nov. 5 – Seven Seas Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers)

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).