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With ocean just about everywhere you look, Newport RI is an ideal location for ocean sports. Whether you are interested in sea kayaking, kitesurfing, SCUBA or fishing, Newport's waters can offer you an unforgettable experience. Narragansett Bay is a large, protected bay running from Providence about 20 miles south to the open ocean and is a haven for smaller boats, fishing, jetskiing and kayaking. The ocean waters just off-shore from Newport offer visitors a truly remarkable SCUBA and sea kayaking experience. Small protected inlets amongst the rocky shoreline provide superb diving and visibility for snorkelers. Whatever you do, get out there and experience the ocean. We guarantee you'll be hooked!