On this day in Newport history, Miramar Mansion was inaugurated on August 20th, 1915. Located at 646 Bellevue Avenue, it was intended as a summer home for the George D. Widener family of Philadelphia. George and his son, Harry, Widener lost their lives aboard the RMS Titanic. Eleanor Elkins Widener, George’s widow, who was rescued in a lifeboat […]
There are plenty of easier ways to win a team race. But few are more satisfying than the twisting, 17-year route Southern Yacht Club took to its first victory in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Team Race for the Commodore George R. Hinman Masters Trophy, which was held August 17 to 19 at the […]
Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, RI this week. Monday, August 20th 11 am – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant 4:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater 7:30 pm – The Gardener at Jane Pickens Theater 8 pm – Laughter For Locals presented […]
The inaugural Rhode Island Blues Festival arrived this past weekend with several stand-out performances. The music ended prematurely due to torrential rain on Saturday but was back in force Sunday with a full line up of local and national blues musicians. Two artists originally scheduled for Saturday, Jack Broadbent and Marcia Ball, even agreed to […]
With its largest fleet ever, the 14th edition of the Ida Lewis Distance Race started Friday (August 17) at lunchtime south of Rose Island (in Narragansett Bay’s East Passage) and saw its first of 47 teams finish off Ida Lewis Yacht Club (in Newport Harbor) shortly after 2:40 a.m. on Saturday. Taking the early morning line honors was […]
Today - Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.A slight chance of showers before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight - Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Today - NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers this morning.
Tonight - NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Coastal Water Temperature - 69.1°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
The sun rose in Newport at 6:00 am and sunset will be at 7:37 pm.
The first high tide was at 3:48 am and the next high tide will be at 4:27 pm. The first low tide will be at 9:14 am and the next low tide at 11:02 pm.
Today we have 13 hours and 37 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:48 pm.The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 9 days, lighting is 66%.
Cruise Ship Schedule For Today
Things To Do
11 am – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant