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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, March 08, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Daylight Savings Time To Commence
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On Sunday 11 March 2018 at 0200 hours please advance your clock one hour. This commences daylight savings time. Time zone description changes to + 4.

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**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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Providence, RI Weather
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Today
A slight chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

Friday
A slight chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Monday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/03/08 Thu 12:18 AM 3.25 H
2018/03/08 Thu 05:35 AM 0.47 L
2018/03/08 Thu 12:40 PM 2.73 H
2018/03/08 Thu 05:33 PM 0.42 L
2018/03/09 Fri 01:10 AM 2.98 H
2018/03/09 Fri 06:43 AM 0.66 L
2018/03/09 Fri 01:31 PM 2.54 H
2018/03/09 Fri 06:34 PM 0.58 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/03/08 Thu 12:33 AM 4.27 H
2018/03/08 Thu 05:32 AM 0.45 L
2018/03/08 Thu 12:55 PM 3.70 H
2018/03/08 Thu 05:45 PM 0.46 L
2018/03/09 Fri 01:21 AM 3.93 H
2018/03/09 Fri 06:27 AM 0.79 L
2018/03/09 Fri 01:43 PM 3.45 H
2018/03/09 Fri 06:41 PM 0.74 L

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Narragansett Bay:

Today
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. A chance of snow this morning.

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Mon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain and snow.

Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain and snow. 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 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A slight chance of snow this morning.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Mon
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain and snow.

Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain and snow. 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 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow.

Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain and snow.

Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow and rain. 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 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Snow this morning with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain and snow. 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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AGENT
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Thursday, March 08, 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.