Bahjat Shariff was born in war-torn Lebanon. He left his country and family behind when he was 18, and with 300 in his pocket arrived in Los Angeles, where he would enroll in Citrus College. Bahjat, who continues our “Bridge to the Future” series…
Thursday means it’s time for “Six Picks,” our weekly roundup of some of the top concerts coming to the RI area. This week, we focus on the singer-songwriters including a trio of nationally known local artists playing tonight at Newport’s finest listening room.
A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flew over the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village as part of the opening of the Race Village on Tuesday, May 8th.
The first sailboats of the Volvo Ocean race arrived at Newport’s Fort Adams on Tuesday morning, May 8th. The Volvo Ocean Race Newport Race Village opened officially later that day. Fun is now underway.
Sail Newport announced on Wednesday in a press release that Volvo Ocean Race Port Partner, Gurney’s Resorts, has expanded their support of the 13-day event with a title sponsorship of the In-Port Race on May 19 at 2 pm.
Today - Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tonight - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Today -NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog this morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight - SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Coastal Water Temperature - 51.1°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:30 am | Sunset: 7:53 pm
Low tide at 10:17 am and 10:53 pm
High tide at 4:06 pm & 4:41 pm
Moon: Waning Crescent. Moon age is 24 days, lighting is 31%