Weather Forecast

  • Today– Snow likely before 2pm, then snow and sleet between 2pm and 4pm, then sleet after 4pm. High near 33. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Tonight –Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 9pm. Low around 33. East wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Marine Forecast

  • Small Craft Advisory in effect from 1 PM EST this afternoon through Wednesday morning
  • Today – E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft this afternoon. A chance of snow this morning, then snow, sleet and freezing rain this afternoon with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight – Se winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain. Sleet in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 34.0 °F

Sun, Moon & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:44 am and sunset will be at 5:15 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 12:21 am and the next high tide will be at 12:49 pm. The first low tide was at 5:56 am and the next low tide will be at 6:03 pm.
  • Today we will have 10 hours and 31 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:59 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 7 days, lighting is 41%.
Here’s the latest information and snow-related cancellations, closures, delays and parking bans throughout Newport County and Rhode Island.

Info via the Rhode Island Broadcasters Association.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).