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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, August 06, 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
Sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.

Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87.

Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday
A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/08/06 Mon 03:15 AM 3.20 H
2018/08/06 Mon 08:41 AM 0.27 L
2018/08/06 Mon 03:46 PM 3.87 H
2018/08/06 Mon 10:15 PM 0.53 L
2018/08/07 Tue 04:20 AM 3.31 H
2018/08/07 Tue 09:47 AM 0.14 L
2018/08/07 Tue 04:52 PM 4.09 H
2018/08/07 Tue 11:19 PM 0.30 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/08/06 Mon 03:38 AM 4.33 H
2018/08/06 Mon 09:05 AM 0.34 L
2018/08/06 Mon 04:03 PM 5.13 H
2018/08/06 Mon 10:06 PM 0.72 L
2018/08/07 Tue 04:40 AM 4.45 H
2018/08/07 Tue 10:07 AM 0.11 L
2018/08/07 Tue 05:07 PM 5.37 H
2018/08/07 Tue 11:06 PM 0.42 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

Thu
W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

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

Fri Night
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 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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Rhode Island Sound:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

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

Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tonight
SW winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

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

Fri Night
SW winds around 5 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:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Fri Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. 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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Thanks and Best Regards,

TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
TEL:401-941-7200 MOBILE: 401-413-5805
FAX: 401-461-3360

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Notice posted on Monday, August 06, 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.