Newport, RI – Here’s what’s happening for weather and events in and around Newport today.


  • Today – Areas of dense fog before 10 am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 56. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Tonight – Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.


  • Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 am EST this morning through this afternoon
  • Today –W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Areas of dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight –NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 45.0F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:55 am and sunset will be at 4:16 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 4:20 am and the next high tide will be at 4:44 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:50 am and the next low tide at 10:38 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 25 days, lighting is 20%.

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's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).