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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:
**Due to the ongoing Government budget constraints, Providence CBP has advised they will only board vessels that are arriving from foreign ports within the hours of 0700-1900, 7 days a week. Vessels that arrive after hours and are in need of CBP clearance will not be able to conduct any cargo operations until the vessel has been cleared by a CBP officer. Agent and gaugers are allowed to board after hours when prior consent is granted**

Homeland Security Advisory System
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The National Homeland Security Advisory System is at Yellow (MARSEC Level I), or an elevated level of threat for the Port of Providence.

Cape Cod Canal Air Draft Restriction
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The US Army Corp of Engineers has advised that the air draft for Cape Cod Canal transits has returned to 130 feet.

Providence, RI Weather
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Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday
Showers likely before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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NEWPORT:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2017/07/12 Wed 04:06 AM 0.13 L
2017/07/12 Wed 10:42 AM 3.41 H
2017/07/12 Wed 04:05 PM 0.30 L
2017/07/12 Wed 10:56 PM 3.69 H
2017/07/13 Thu 04:38 AM 0.14 L
2017/07/13 Thu 11:27 AM 3.44 H
2017/07/13 Thu 04:45 PM 0.37 L
2017/07/13 Thu 11:42 PM 3.62 H

PROVIDENCE:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2017/07/12 Wed 04:17 AM 0.13 L
2017/07/12 Wed 11:03 AM 4.58 H
2017/07/12 Wed 04:23 PM 0.41 L
2017/07/12 Wed 11:22 PM 4.88 H
2017/07/13 Thu 04:55 AM 0.14 L
2017/07/13 Thu 11:49 AM 4.65 H
2017/07/13 Thu 05:04 PM 0.47 L

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NARRAGANSETT BAY:
Today
SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog this morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. Showers and tstms likely. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height
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RHODE ISLAND SOUND:
Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog this morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Showers and tstms likely. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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BUZZARDS BAY:
Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog this morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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CAPE COD BAY:
Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers this morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon. Areas of fog this morning. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Showers and tstms likely. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.



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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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