Weather Forecast

  • Today – Snow showers likely, mainly after 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Increasing clouds, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Tonight – A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -8. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Marine Forecast for Narragansett Bay

  • Gale Warning in effect from 1 PM EST this afternoon through late tonight
  • Today – W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt this afternoon. Waves around 3 ft, except 5 to 6 ft at the Bay entrance. Snow showers likely this afternoon with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight – W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 7 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Freezing spray in the evening. A chance of snow showers in the evening with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 36.0 degrees

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:58 am and sunset will be at 4:59 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 3:33 am and the next high tide will be at 3:57 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:26 am and the next low tide at 9:39 pm.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.