Here’s what’s up for today in and around Newport.

Weather Forecast

  • Today – Areas of drizzle with scattered showers before 4pm, then areas of drizzle after 5pm. Areas of fog before 9am, then areas of fog after 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight -Areas of drizzle before 8pm, then a chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Marine Forecast

  • Gale Warning in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning
  • Today – NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of rain. A chance of drizzle this morning. Vsby 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.
  • TonightNE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 36.0 °F

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:50 am and sunset will be at 5:09 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 2:29 am and the next low tide will be at 2:56 pm. The first high tide will be at 9:16 am and the next high tide at 9:35 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 2 days, lighting is 4%.

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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).