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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, July 14, 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, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Tuesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86
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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2017/07/15 Sat 12:32 AM 3.54 H
2017/07/15 Sat 05:54 AM 0.17 L
2017/07/15 Sat 01:04 PM 3.61 H
2017/07/15 Sat 06:23 PM 0.54 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2017/07/15 Sat 12:59 AM 4.75 H
2017/07/15 Sat 06:16 AM 0.20 L
2017/07/15 Sat 01:25 PM 4.90 H
2017/07/15 Sat 06:38 PM 0.68 L
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Narragansett Bay:
Today
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Tonight
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Sat
E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Mon
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Tue Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.

Sat
E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

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

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Mon
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy drizzle. 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.

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

Tue Night
S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Sat
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

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

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

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

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

Tue Night
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Sat
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

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

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Tue
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tue Night
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Friday, July 14, 2017

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.