Weather Forecast

  • Today:Rain, snow, and sleet before 11am, then snow between 11am and noon, then periods of freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow after noon. High near 36. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Tonight: Periods of freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected

Marine Forecast

  • Today:NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Snow. Sleet this morning, then periods of freezing drizzle this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.
  • Tonight: NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Periods of freezing drizzle with a chance of snow in the evening.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 36.0 °F

Sun, Moon & Tide

  • Sunrise: 6:35 am | Sunset: 5:23 pm
  • High Tide: 6:25 am & 6:51 pm. Low Tide: 12:34 pm
  • Daylight: 10 hours and 48 minutes of sun.
  • Lunar: Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 13 days, lighting is 96%

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Diego’s Newport – Trivia at 10 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Live music with The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Fifth Element – Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Oscar Shorts: Live Action at 3 pm,  Cold War at 5:45 pm & 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado- Live music with Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 10 pm

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore 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 previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

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

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.