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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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 135 feet.
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Narragansett Bay restrictions: Due to ice, Narragansett Bay is now under daylight restriction for all vessel traffic.
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Providence, RI Weather
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This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 40. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog between 8pm and midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday
Rain. High near 56. Southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Friday Night
Rain. Patchy fog between 10pm and 2am. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday
Rain, mainly before 10am. High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/01/10 Wed 02:28 AM 3.36 H
2018/01/10 Wed 09:15 AM 0.53 L
2018/01/10 Wed 02:48 PM 2.79 H
2018/01/10 Wed 08:43 PM 0.38 L
2018/01/11 Thu 03:28 AM 3.28 H
2018/01/11 Thu 10:05 AM 0.49 L
2018/01/11 Thu 03:49 PM 2.69 H
2018/01/11 Thu 09:26 PM 0.34 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/01/10 Wed 02:35 AM 4.34 H
2018/01/10 Wed 07:48 AM 0.82 L
2018/01/10 Wed 02:58 PM 3.70 H
2018/01/10 Wed 08:06 PM 0.56 L
2018/01/11 Thu 03:34 AM 4.21 H
2018/01/11 Thu 08:57 AM 0.80 L
2018/01/11 Thu 03:57 PM 3.57 H
2018/01/11 Thu 09:03 PM 0.47 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
Light and variable winds, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 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:

This Afternoon
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.

Fri
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 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:

This Afternoon
S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 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:

This Afternoon
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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.