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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, October 04, 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
Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Columbus Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night
Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Tuesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/04 Thu 03:49 AM 3.58 H
2018/10/04 Thu 09:27 AM 0.44 L
2018/10/04 Thu 04:20 PM 3.99 H
2018/10/04 Thu 11:07 PM 0.36 L
2018/10/05 Fri 04:55 AM 3.85 H
2018/10/05 Fri 10:45 AM 0.24 L
2018/10/05 Fri 05:26 PM 4.16 H
2018/10/05 Fri 11:51 PM 0.16 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/04 Thu 04:05 AM 4.61 H
2018/10/04 Thu 09:26 AM 0.33 L
2018/10/04 Thu 04:33 PM 5.10 H
2018/10/04 Thu 10:33 PM 0.42 L
2018/10/05 Fri 05:08 AM 4.90 H
2018/10/05 Fri 10:32 AM 0.10 L
2018/10/05 Fri 05:38 PM 5.27 H
2018/10/05 Fri 11:23 PM 0.10 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

Sat
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Mon Night
E winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. 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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Rhode Island Sound:
Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Fri
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

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

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

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

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

Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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:

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

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, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

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

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

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

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Mon Night
E winds 5 to 10 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:

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
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. A chance of showers.

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, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Mon Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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 Thursday, October 04, 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.