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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, July 13, 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 noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before midnight, then areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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 67.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Monday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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NEWPORT:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2017/07/14 Fri 05:13 AM 0.15 L
2017/07/14 Fri 12:14 PM 3.50 H
2017/07/14 Fri 05:29 PM 0.45 L

PROVIDENCE:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2017/07/14 Fri 12:09 AM 4.81 H
2017/07/14 Fri 05:34 AM 0.16 L
2017/07/14 Fri 12:37 PM 4.76 H
2017/07/14 Fri 05:48 PM 0.57 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Today
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms this afternoon. Patchy fog this morning. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall.

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

Fri 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 heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
N winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Sun Night
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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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RHODE ISLAND SOUND:
Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy 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 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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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BUZZARD BAY:
Today
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm this morning.

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

Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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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CAPE COD BAY:

Today
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall.

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

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

Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

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

Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Mon Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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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AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

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