Newport, RI – Here’s what’s happening in and around Newport on this Sunday, December 2nd.

Weather:

  • Today – Rain before 3pm, then showers, mainly after 3pm. Patchy dense fog. High near 54. East wind 10 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
  • Tonight – Showers likely before 1am, then patchy drizzle between 1am and 2am. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Marine:

  • Today –E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight –SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves around 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain and drizzle in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 44.1F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:54 am and sunset will be at 4:16 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 3:19 am and the next high tide will be at 3:45 pm. The first low tide will be at 9:59 am and the next low tide at 10:06 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 24 days, lighting is 29%.

Calendar Of Events & Things To Do

For a full schedule of Christmas In Newport Events for today, click here.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.