Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England is scheduled to host a full-scale oil spill exercise Wednesday in Westerly. More than 20 federal, state, and local agencies will come together to coordinate a simulated response to a potential major oil spill affecting the Rhode Island coastline.
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Today - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight - Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Today - SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm this morning.
Tonight -Se winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Coastal Water Temperature - 55.9°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:15 am | Sunset: 8:12 pm
Low tide at 1:57 am & 1:33 pm
High tide at 8:31 am & 8:51 pm
Moon: Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 14 days, lighting is 100%