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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, April 10, 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
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight
A slight chance of rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 33. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

Thursday
A slight chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday
Rain. High near 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/04/11 Wed 05:08 AM 2.81 H
2018/04/11 Wed 11:12 AM 0.40 L
2018/04/11 Wed 05:33 PM 2.94 H
2018/04/11 Wed 11:27 PM 0.32 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/04/11 Wed 05:13 AM 3.69 H
2018/04/11 Wed 11:00 AM 0.54 L
2018/04/11 Wed 05:38 PM 3.93 H
2018/04/11 Wed 11:19 PM 0.51 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed
N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Wed Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

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

Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of 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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Rhode Island Sound:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

Tonight
W winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

Sat Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain likely.

Tonight
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Wed
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

Fri Night
SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Sat Night
E winds around 10 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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Cape Code Bay:

This Afternoon
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain likely.

Tonight
E winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Wed
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 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
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat
S winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
E 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
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Notice posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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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.