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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, April 09, 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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This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind.

Tuesday
A slight chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 32. Light and variable wind.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Thursday
A chance of rain between noon and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/09 Mon 03:10 AM 2.68 H
2018/04/09 Mon 09:32 AM 0.73 L
2018/04/09 Mon 03:40 PM 2.58 H
2018/04/09 Mon 09:29 PM 0.72 L
2018/04/10 Tue 04:10 AM 2.69 H
2018/04/10 Tue 10:29 AM 0.59 L
2018/04/10 Tue 04:39 PM 2.71 H
2018/04/10 Tue 10:36 PM 0.54 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/09 Mon 03:19 AM 3.54 H
2018/04/09 Mon 09:04 AM 0.97 L
2018/04/09 Mon 03:46 PM 3.49 H
2018/04/09 Mon 09:21 PM 1.01 L
2018/04/10 Tue 04:14 AM 3.54 H
2018/04/10 Tue 10:09 AM 0.81 L
2018/04/10 Tue 04:42 PM 3.64 H
2018/04/10 Tue 10:25 PM 0.80 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Tue
S winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Tue Night
E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed
N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

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

Fri Night
SW winds around 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
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Tue Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu Night
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

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

Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 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 around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Tue Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Wed
N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
SW winds around 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
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tue
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.

Tue Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

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

Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 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
FAX: 401-461-3360

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Notice posted on Monday, April 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.