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Weather Forecast


A slight chance of snow after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 34. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.


Snow before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then rain after 2am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 31. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.


 Rain or freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 39 by 9am, then falling to around 25 during the remainder of the day. Southeast wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Sunday Night 

Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph

Marine Forecast

Gale watch in effect from Sunday morning through late Sunday night


NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then 1 foot or less. A slight chance of snow this afternoon.


E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Snow. Rain after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.


E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 5 ft, except up to 7 ft at the Bay entrance. Rain in the morning, then rain likely, a chance of freezing rain and sleet in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sun Night

NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to 30 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft, except 6 to 7 ft at the Bay entrance. Freezing spray.

Coastal Water Temperature – 37.9 °F

Sun, Moon, Tide Forecast


The sun rose in Newport at 7:07 am and sunset will be at 4:45 pm.The first high tide was at 5:48 am and the next high tide will be at 6:16 pm. The first low tide will be at 12:00 pm and the next low tide at 11:39 pm.

Today we have 9 hours and 38 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:56 am.


The sun will rise in Newport at 7:06 am and sunset will be at 4:47 pm. The first high tide will be at 6:41 am and the next high tide at 7:08 pm. The only low tide of the day will be at 12:52 pm.

On Sunday we will have 9 hours and 41 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:56 am.

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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.

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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.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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