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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, March 27, 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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Providence, RI Weather
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Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday
A slight chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday
A chance of showers between 10am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/03/27 Tue 04:59 AM 3.70 H
2018/03/27 Tue 11:42 AM 0.06 L
2018/03/27 Tue 05:30 PM 3.64 H
2018/03/27 Tue 11:24 PM -0.06 L
2018/03/28 Wed 06:02 AM 3.89 H
2018/03/28 Wed 12:25 PM -0.10 L
2018/03/28 Wed 06:28 PM 3.98 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/03/27 Tue 05:10 AM 4.81 H
2018/03/27 Tue 11:02 AM 0.22 L
2018/03/27 Tue 05:43 PM 4.82 H
2018/03/27 Tue 11:03 PM -0.14 L
2018/03/28 Wed 06:15 AM 5.02 H
2018/03/28 Wed 11:49 AM -0.03 L
2018/03/28 Wed 06:42 PM 5.21 H
2018/03/28 Wed 11:57 PM -0.39 L

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Narragansett Bay:

Today
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu
E winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
SW 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:

Today
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Thu
SE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Fri
SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

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

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

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 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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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
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Notice posted on Tuesday, March 27, 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.