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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 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
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of fog. High near 55. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog. Low around 51. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Monday
Sunny, with a high near 62.

Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/25 Wed 04:40 AM 3.65 H
2018/04/25 Wed 11:22 AM 0.18 L
2018/04/25 Wed 05:12 PM 3.87 H
2018/04/25 Wed 11:31 PM 0.17 L
2018/04/26 Thu 05:42 AM 3.73 H
2018/04/26 Thu 12:00 PM 0.09 L
2018/04/26 Thu 06:10 PM 4.12 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/04/25 Wed 04:50 AM 4.70 H
2018/04/25 Wed 10:36 AM 0.35 L
2018/04/25 Wed 05:23 PM 5.00 H
2018/04/25 Wed 10:48 PM 0.20 L
2018/04/26 Thu 05:53 AM 4.76 H
2018/04/26 Thu 11:19 AM 0.15 L
2018/04/26 Thu 06:22 PM 5.29 H
2018/04/26 Thu 11:40 PM -0.01 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain, then rain with isolated tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.

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

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

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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Rhode Island Sound:

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Isolated tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.

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

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

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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.

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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Isolated tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely.

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

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

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

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 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

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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers likely.

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

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

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
W 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
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Notice posted on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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