Skip to main content

Rhode Island

Go Search
All Ports
Rhode Island
RI Calendar
  
Rhode Island > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

 Daily Port Update

Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 04, 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
*********************************
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
*********************************
The US Army Corp of Engineers has advised that the air draft for Cape Cod Canal transits has returned to 135 feet.
********************************************************************************************************
Providence, RI Weather
**************************************************************************
Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 65. West wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 30. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.

Friday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. High near 45. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday
A chance of rain before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%

*********************************************************************************
Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/04 Wed 04:35 AM -0.01 L
2018/04/04 Wed 11:30 AM 3.27 H
2018/04/04 Wed 04:31 PM 0.08 L
2018/04/04 Wed 11:53 PM 3.55 H
2018/04/05 Thu 05:14 AM 0.22 L
2018/04/05 Thu 12:17 PM 3.00 H
2018/04/05 Thu 05:11 PM 0.29 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/04 Wed 04:34 AM -0.24 L
2018/04/04 Wed 11:50 AM 4.28 H
2018/04/04 Wed 04:44 PM -0.09 L
2018/04/05 Thu 12:11 AM 4.59 H
2018/04/05 Thu 05:18 AM 0.06 L
2018/04/05 Thu 12:36 PM 3.97 H
2018/04/05 Thu 05:27 PM 0.20 L

************************************************************************************
Narragansett Bay:

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle. A chance of rain with isolated tstms this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft.

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

Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely with a chance of snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. winds and waves higher in and near tstms. 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.
***********************************************************************************
Rhode Island Sound:

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle. A slight chance of rain with isolated tstms this morning, then showers likely this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Thu Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely with a chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

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

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

Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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.

*********************************************************************************
Buzzards Bay:

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle. A chance of rain with isolated tstms this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Thu Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun
N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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.

******************************************************************************
Cape Cod Bay:

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle. A chance of rain with isolated tstms this morning, then showers likely this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

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

Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

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

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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.

***Please reply only to ri@moranshipping.com to insure receipt by all ops dept.***

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
FAX: 401-461-3360

IMPORTANT: This message (along with any attachments) is intended only for the named recipient. If you are not the intended recipient, please be advised that you have received this email in error and that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this email is strictly prohibited.

PLEASE NOTE WELL: All emails sent to anyone @moranshipping.com are communications to the firm and are not private or confidential to any named individual.

Notice posted on Wednesday, April 04, 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.