Weather Forecast

  • Friday – A chance of snow, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Friday Night – Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Today – E winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of snow this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tonight – W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight
  • Water Temperature – 39.0 °F

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 7:08 am and sunset will be at 4:44 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 4:52 am and the next high tide will be at 5:22 pm. The first low tide will be at 11:10 am and the next low tide at 10:46 pm.
  • Today we will have 9 hours and 36 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:56 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 11 days, lighting is 86%.

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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.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here -

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 and 401-662-1653.