Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do today in and around Newport, Rhode Island.

Weather Forecast

  • Today – Rain likely before 2pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradual clearing during the afternoon, with a high near 49. South wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight -Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Gale Warning in effect from this evening through Saturday afternoon
  • Today – SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain this morning, then rain likely this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • TonightW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 37.0 °F

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:49 am and sunset will be at 5:10 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 3:06 am and the next low tide will be at 3:26 pm. The first high tide will be at 9:50 am and the next high tide at 10:11 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 3 days, lighting is 9%.

Happening Today

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).