Here’s a look at what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today.

Weather Forecast

  • Today – Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature rising to near 54 by 9am, then falling to around 45 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 21 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.
  • Tonight – Clear, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Gale Warning in effect through this evening
  • Today – W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 8 ft. Patchy dense fog this morning. A chance of showers this morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight – NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves around 3 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 41.0°F

Sun, Moon, & Tide Forecast

  • The sun rose in Newport at 7:12 am and sunset will be at 4:26 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 3:58 am and the next high tide will be at 4:22 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:42 am and the next low tide at 10:07 pm.
  • Today we have 9 hours and 14 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:49 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 25 days, lighting is 24%.

Things To Do

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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