Here’s what’s on tap for today in and around Newport.

Weather Forecast

  • Today:Sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
  • Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Gale Warning in effect through this afternoon
  • Today:NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
  • Tonight: NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the evening.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 34.0 °F

Sun, Moon & Tide

  • Sunrise: 6:24 am | Sunset: 5:32 pm
  • High Tide: 1 am & 1:23 pm | Low Tide: 7:24 am & 6:31 pm
  • Daylight: 11 hours and 8 minutes of sun.
  • Lunar: Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 22 days, lighting is 54%

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Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Jane Pickens Theater – Stan & Ollie at 4:45 pm, They Shall Not Grow Old at 7:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Trivia from 7 pm to 9 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – Trivia at 8 pm

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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 -

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 and 401-662-1653.