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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, October 02, 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
Patchy fog before 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Patchy fog before midnight, then patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Columbus Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/02 Tue 01:44 AM 3.38 H
2018/10/02 Tue 06:44 AM 0.43 L
2018/10/02 Tue 02:09 PM 3.86 H
2018/10/02 Tue 08:34 PM 0.70 L
2018/10/03 Wed 02:45 AM 3.43 H
2018/10/03 Wed 08:00 AM 0.51 L
2018/10/03 Wed 03:13 PM 3.89 H
2018/10/03 Wed 10:12 PM 0.56 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/02 Tue 02:06 AM 4.42 H
2018/10/02 Tue 07:03 AM 0.30 L
2018/10/02 Tue 02:28 PM 5.02 H
2018/10/02 Tue 08:03 PM 0.80 L
2018/10/03 Wed 03:04 AM 4.46 H
2018/10/03 Wed 08:12 AM 0.41 L
2018/10/03 Wed 03:29 PM 5.03 H
2018/10/03 Wed 09:24 PM 0.71 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

Wed Night
E winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
S 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

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers with tstms likely.

Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

Wed Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat
E winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat Night
S winds 5 to 10 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers with tstms likely.

Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat 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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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Wed Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
S 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. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
S winds 5 to 10 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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AGENT
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Tuesday, October 02, 2018

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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.