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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 18, 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 55. West wind 10 to 13 mph.

Tonight
A chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday
Rain. Patchy fog. High near 46. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night
Rain likely before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Patchy fog before 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 55.

Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

Monday
Sunny, with a high near 58.

Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/18 Wed 03:41 AM -0.41 L
2018/04/18 Wed 10:17 AM 3.78 H
2018/04/18 Wed 03:35 PM -0.43 L
2018/04/18 Wed 10:36 PM 4.28 H
2018/04/19 Thu 04:24 AM -0.29 L
2018/04/19 Thu 11:09 AM 3.68 H
2018/04/19 Thu 04:19 PM -0.30 L
2018/04/19 Thu 11:29 PM 4.16 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/18 Wed 03:48 AM -0.55 L
2018/04/18 Wed 10:42 AM 5.01 H
2018/04/18 Wed 03:55 PM -0.61 L
2018/04/18 Wed 10:58 PM 5.56 H
2018/04/19 Thu 04:32 AM -0.42 L
2018/04/19 Thu 11:34 AM 4.90 H
2018/04/19 Thu 04:40 PM -0.50 L
2018/04/19 Thu 11:52 PM 5.42 H

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Narragansett Bay:
Today
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.

Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. 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
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.

Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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 Wednesday, April 18, 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.