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Newport, RI – Here’s what’s up for this first day of December, have fun out there!


  • Today – Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Tonight – Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 38. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.


  • Today –N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
  • Tonight –E winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 44.1F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  •  The sun rose in Newport at 6:53 am and sunset will be at 4:16 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 2:16 am and the next high tide will be at 2:41 pm. The first low tide will be at 8:53 am and the next low tide at 9:25 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 23 days, lighting is 39%.

Calendar Of Events & Things To Do

For the full calendar of Christmas In Newport events, visit

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.

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