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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, July 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
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Friday Night
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday
A chance of showers. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/07/25 Wed 12:38 AM 0.56 L
2018/07/25 Wed 07:02 AM 3.23 H
2018/07/25 Wed 12:06 PM 0.47 L
2018/07/25 Wed 07:26 PM 3.83 H
2018/07/26 Thu 01:12 AM 0.45 L
2018/07/26 Thu 07:44 AM 3.33 H
2018/07/26 Thu 12:49 PM 0.38 L
2018/07/26 Thu 08:05 PM 3.85 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/07/25 Wed 12:02 AM 0.72 L
2018/07/25 Wed 07:15 AM 4.15 H
2018/07/25 Wed 12:01 PM 0.48 L
2018/07/25 Wed 07:40 PM 4.91 H
2018/07/26 Thu 12:47 AM 0.55 L
2018/07/26 Thu 07:58 AM 4.31 H
2018/07/26 Thu 12:49 PM 0.40 L
2018/07/26 Thu 08:20 PM 4.95 H

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Narragansett Bay:

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this morning, then showers likely this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm this morning.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
W 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.

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Rhode Island Sound:

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Patchy fog. Showers.

Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 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:

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 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.

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Cape Cod Bay:

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Sun
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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