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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, September 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
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday
A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2017/09/13 Wed 01:48 AM 3.59 H
2017/09/13 Wed 06:52 AM 0.35 L
2017/09/13 Wed 02:17 PM 4.06 H
2017/09/13 Wed 09:08 PM 0.66 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2017/09/13 Wed 02:08 AM 4.72 H
2017/09/13 Wed 07:07 AM 0.19 L
2017/09/13 Wed 02:34 PM 5.26 H
2017/09/13 Wed 08:03 PM 0.81 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Today
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
SW 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.

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

Sat Night
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 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 around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

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

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

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

Sat Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 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 around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. 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 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

Fri
S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Sat
E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 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 SW this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Fri
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

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

Sat Night
E 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Tuesday, September 12, 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.