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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, September 11, 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
Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 8 mph.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Friday
A chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75
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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2017/09/11 Mon 05:02 AM -0.02 L
2017/09/11 Mon 12:19 PM 4.18 H
2017/09/11 Mon 05:49 PM 0.38 L
2017/09/12 Tue 12:49 AM 3.68 H
2017/09/12 Tue 05:52 AM 0.16 L
2017/09/12 Tue 01:17 PM 4.12 H
2017/09/12 Tue 06:58 PM 0.59 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2017/09/11 Mon 12:18 AM 5.01 H
2017/09/11 Mon 05:24 AM -0.25 L
2017/09/11 Mon 12:42 PM 5.43 H
2017/09/11 Mon 05:58 PM 0.33 L
2017/09/12 Tue 01:13 AM 4.85 H
2017/09/12 Tue 06:12 AM -0.05 L
2017/09/12 Tue 01:37 PM 5.35 H
2017/09/12 Tue 06:54 PM 0.60 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Today
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Tue
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

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

Wed
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu Night
W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Fri
E winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
E winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. 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
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. 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
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Wed
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Wed
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

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

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

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

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

Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. 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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Thanks and Best Regards,

TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
TEL:401-941-7200 MOBILE: 401-413-5805
FAX: 401-461-3360

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Notice posted on Monday, September 11, 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.