The transition from Summer to Fall has begun. College students at Salve Regina University, Roger Williams University, and the Community College of Rhode Island are moving into their dorms and rental housing around the city. A full schedule of cruise ships is making port over the next sixty days. We are not quite ready to […]
AmpSurf will host its second annual adaptive surfing clinic at Second Beach on September 15th. Justin Speegle from AmpSurf joined us on What’sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM to chat about the event that involves adaptive surf therapy with certified adaptive surf instructors and is free for anyone with any kind of disability.
Rhode Island’s Official Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is taking a pause while the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) rethinks its strategy for the ship’s financial sustainability, according to a press release on Wednesday from the nonpro200-foot three-masted sailing school vessel, which was seven years and $12 million in the making when she […]
Newport Galleries Night 2018 is underway and the season is in high gear at their member galleries, museums and cultural institutions with September Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, September 13th from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
In this edition, Frank discusses a dispute between Portsmouth residents and the Navy over Navy plans to build a solar farm that’s expected to come close to a residential area that overlooks Narragansett Bay
Today - A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight - A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Today - SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight - W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall.
Coastal Water Temperature - 70.0°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
The sun rose in Newport at 6:17 am and sunset will be at 7:10 pm.
The first high tide was at 5:10 am and the next high tide will be at 5:42 pm. The only low tide of the day will be at 10:42 am.
Today we have 12 hours and 53 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:43 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 25 days, lighting is 20%.
Cruise Ship Schedule For This Week
September 6 - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
September 7 - American Constellation (Capacity: 175 passengers)