Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do during this first weekend of February.

Friday, February 1st

Friday – Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Marine –
W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

The sun will rise in Newport at 6:56 am and sunset will be at 5:01 pm.The first high tide will be at 5:29 am and the next high tide at 5:47 pm. The first low tide will be at 11:42 am and the next low tide at 11:03 pm.

Friday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Marine – W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Saturday, February 2nd

Saturday – Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph. Marine – W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.

The sun will rise in Newport at 6:55 am and sunset will be at 5:03 pm. The first high tide will be at 6:15 am and the next high tide at 6:31 pm. The first low tide will be at 12:12 pm and the next low tide at 11:43 pm.

Saturday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 6 to 15 mph. Marine – W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sunday, February 3rd

Sunday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Marine – NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.

The sun will rise in Newport at 6:54 am and sunset will be at 5:04 pm. The first high tide will be at 6:56 am and the next high tide at 7:11 pm. The only low tide of the day will be at 12:44 pm.

Sunday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Marine – SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).