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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, July 26, 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 slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight
Areas of fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Monday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday
A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/07/27 Fri 01:50 AM 0.34 L
2018/07/27 Fri 08:23 AM 3.41 H
2018/07/27 Fri 01:33 PM 0.30 L
2018/07/27 Fri 08:41 PM 3.85 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/07/27 Fri 01:32 AM 0.40 L
2018/07/27 Fri 08:37 AM 4.44 H
2018/07/27 Fri 01:36 PM 0.35 L
2018/07/27 Fri 08:56 PM 4.96 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun
W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night
W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Mon
W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Mon Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Sun Night
W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog early. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms early with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

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

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

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

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

Mon Night
S 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 Thursday, July 26, 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.