Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport.

Weather Forecast:

  • Today – A chance of drizzle before noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog before 4pm, then patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight – Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Marine Forecast:

  • Today – S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of drizzle this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon. Patchy fog this afternoon with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight – SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sun, Moon, & Tide:

  • The sun will rise in Newportat 7:11 am and sunset will be at 4:33 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 2:04 am and the next low tide will be at 2:50 pm. The first high tide will be at 9:10 am and the next high tide at 9:30 pm.
  • Today we will have 9 hours and 22 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:52 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 2 days, lighting is 3%.

Things To Do:


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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