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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, March 09, 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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This Afternoon
Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Tonight
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 30. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Sunday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows around 30.

Monday And Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs around 40. Lows around 30.

Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs around 40.

Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 40.

Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/03/10 Sat 02:04 AM 2.78 H
2018/03/10 Sat 08:17 AM 0.72 L
2018/03/10 Sat 02:27 PM 2.44 H
2018/03/10 Sat 07:48 PM 0.64 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/03/10 Sat 02:11 AM 3.67 H
2018/03/10 Sat 07:33 AM 0.98 L
2018/03/10 Sat 02:34 PM 3.32 H
2018/03/10 Sat 07:47 PM 0.87 L

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Narragansett Bay:
This Afternoon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of snow showers. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 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. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of snow.

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

Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of snow showers.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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

Sat Night
W 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 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow.

Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of snow.

Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 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
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of snow showers. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow.

Mon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow.

Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of snow showers. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. 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 snow and rain.

Mon Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of snow.

Tue Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Friday, March 09, 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.