Beach & Bay Forecast

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Forecast: Areas of patchy fog are possible for coastal areas Tuesday morning. Skies will bring plenty of sunshine, but keep an eye to the sky for Tuesday afternoon and evening as a round of showers and thunderstorms look possible. Highs inland will approach the mid-90s as beaches top out in the mid and upper 80s. Winds will be southwest around 15-20 mph gusting upward of 25 to 30 mph but will diminish Tuesday night. UV index will be very high with a safe sun index of about 25 minutes. Low rip current risk at the beaches.

Beach Outlook: Morning fog is expected in areas on Tuesday. Keep an eye on the sky later in the afternoon and evening for a round of showers and storms, but most of the day is rain-free with lots of sun. Temperatures at the beaches will reach the mid to upper 80s. A low rip current risk is expected with waves around 5 to 6 feet. The UV index will be very high with a safe sun index of 25 minutes.

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Boating Outlook: Boaters, if you’re heading out early Tuesday, watch for some patchy fog. Skies will be mainly sunny for much of the day but watch for afternoon/evening showers and storms. Winds will be southwest at 15-20kts but will increase during the afternoon with southwest gusts of 20-25kts. Waves in the bay will be 2-3 feet with 5-6 feet for open waters of Rhode Island and Block Island Sound.

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Marine Conditions for Coastal RI & MA on Tuesday

Wind: Southwest 10-15kts higher gusts in the afternoon
Visibility: 1-3 nm in AM fog, Lower in late day showers and storms

Water Temp: 75°
Waves: 2-3 feet in the bay and 5-6 feet for ocean-facing beaches and offshore waters.
Rip Current Risk: Low

UV Index: 8 (Very High)
Safe Sun Time: 25 minutes

High Tide: 6:23 PM in Newport Monday
Low Tide: 11:14 AM in Newport Monday

Sunrise: 5:46 AM
Sunset: 7:54 PM

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Beach Closings

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.

BeachDate Closed
Johnson’s Pond – Coventry
Slack Reservoir – Smithfield/Johnston
Mashapaug Pond – Providence
Roosevelt Pond – Roger Williams Park – Providence
Edgewood Lake – Roger Williams Park – Providence
Pleasure Lake – Roger Williams Park – Providence
Polo Lake – Roger Williams Park – Providence
Willow Lake – Roger Williams Park – Providence
Cunliff Lake, Roger Williams Park – Providence
Elm Lake, Roger Williams Park – Providence
Lower Melville Pond – Portsmouth
Upper Melville Pond – Portsmouth
Almy Pond – Newport

All of this information will change on a daily basis, so be sure to check back for the latest updates.

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