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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, September 05, 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
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 5pm, then showers likely after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 75. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 7pm. Low around 65. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2017/09/05 Tue 01:16 AM 0.12 L
2017/09/05 Tue 07:44 AM 3.74 H
2017/09/05 Tue 01:22 PM 0.07 L
2017/09/05 Tue 08:02 PM 4.01 H
2017/09/06 Wed 01:52 AM -0.03 L
2017/09/06 Wed 08:24 AM 3.96 H
2017/09/06 Wed 02:04 PM -0.03 L
2017/09/06 Wed 08:43 PM 4.12 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2017/09/05 Tue 01:16 AM 0.09 L
2017/09/05 Tue 07:59 AM 4.86 H
2017/09/05 Tue 01:27 PM 0.10 L
2017/09/05 Tue 08:21 PM 5.21 H
2017/09/06 Wed 01:58 AM -0.11 L
2017/09/06 Wed 08:41 AM 5.15 H
2017/09/06 Wed 02:12 PM -0.04 L
2017/09/06 Wed 09:03 PM 5.36 H

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Narragansett Bay:
This Afternoon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall.

Wed Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. winds and waves 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:
This Afternoon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Tonight
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 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:
This Afternoon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 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;

This Afternoon
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 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
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
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Notice posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2017

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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.