Beach & Bay Forecast
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Forecast: Brighter skies are expected for Tuesday afternoon. Pleasant weather is also in store for Wednesday with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will range from the upper 60s to low 70s over the next few days with low humidity.
Beach Outlook: Increasing sunshine is ahead for the rest of Tuesday and especially for Wednesday. With the quiet and dry weather expected over the next couple of days, it’s a great opportunity to head to the beach. Just remember the sunscreen as the UV index will be high during the daytime hours.
Boating Outlook: No major weather concerns out on the water for the next couple of days as high pressure takes control. Winds will be east around 10 knots and will shift to more of an east-northeast flow for Wednesday. Waves in the bay will be around 1-2 feet and the visibility should be unrestricted. Wave heights in the open offshore waters are closer to 2-4 feet.
Marine Conditions for Coastal RI & MA on Tuesday
Wind: East winds shift east-northeast at 10 kts with some gusts 15-20kts.
Visibility: Unrestricted for Tuesday and Wednesday. Early clouds possible for Wednesday morning.
Water Temp: Around 55
Waves: 1-2 feet in the bay, 2-4 feet Rhode Island and Block Island Sounds
Rip Current Risk: Low
UV Index: 7 (High)
Safe Sun Time: 25 minutes
High Tide: 5:13 PM in Newport
Low Tide: 10:55 AM/11:51 PM in Newport
Sunrise: 5:15 AM
Sunset: 8:08 PM
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Frequency: Daily at 9 a.m. (May-September)
Throughout the summer, health and environmental officials monitor the water quality at beaches and other locations to ensure it’s safe. Those deemed unsafe, typically due to high bacteria counts in the water, will be temporarily closed to swimming, shellfishing, or other activities.
There are no known beach closings at this time.
All of this information will change on a daily basis, so be sure to check back for the latest updates.
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