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In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

Events & Things to Do in Coastal Rhode Island, Rhode Island Filter

Hull Harbor Illumination

Hull, MA July 31 @ 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Event: Harbor Illumination Date: Saturday, July 31, 2021 Hours: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Location: Hull Lifesaving Museum It happens only one night a year...the magical Harbor Illumination. Join us as we once again as we light the harbor with more than one thousand flares celebrating Hull's maritime heritage. There is so much happening… SEE MORE

Safe Harbor Race Weekend

Newport, RI August 13 - August 15

We hope you'll join us this summer for Safe Harbor Race Weekend! Regatta plans are coming together nicely and there is a good buzz about the event already. We are excited to host the racing along with Saturday night's Talk of the Town Crew Party here at the Shipyard. SEE MORE

Latest News for Coastal Rhode Island, Rhode Island Filter

Even an unnamed storm can expose a harbor's vulnerabilities. Make a storm plan now to prevent surprises this summer.

'Destructive' Severe Thunderstorm Warning to Trigger Emergency Alerts on Mobile Phones

7/27/2021 by US Harbors

The National Weather Service has announced that a new category of "Destructive" Severe Thunderstorm Warning will trigger wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones starting August 2. Severe thunderstorms can be life threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. The National Weather Service has announced that a new category… SEE MORE

Warming Rivers in US West Killing Fish, Imperiling Industry

7/27/2021 by US Harbors

By Daisy Nguyen. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon, once they enter the Pacific Ocean, are sounding the alarm as… SEE MORE

https://newportnewstimes.com/article/whale-strandings-may-be-sign-of-recovery

Low Oxygen Levels off Coast Raise Fears of Marine Dead Zones

7/25/2021 by US Harbors

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low oxygen levels measured off the coast of Oregon and Washington are raising concerns of large “dead zones” that could decimate crabs and bottom-dwelling fish within them. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this week that researchers have detected unseasonably low oxygen levels in a… SEE MORE

Surfing, Where the Playing Field is Never Level

7/23/2021 by US Harbors

By Sally Ho. TOKYO (AP) — Surfing is as much skill and science as instinct and timing. That begins with learning how to read ocean swells to anticipate the formation of the wave to quickly execute a maneuver. Here, we explain what you need to know about surfing to appreciate… SEE MORE