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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, October 11, 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, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog after 3pm. High near 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog. Low around 60. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Friday
A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. North wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly between 9am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.

Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Monday
A chance of showers after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/11 Thu 02:57 AM -0.09 L
2018/10/11 Thu 10:01 AM 4.67 H
2018/10/11 Thu 03:42 PM 0.03 L
2018/10/11 Thu 10:24 PM 3.96 H
2018/10/12 Fri 03:35 AM 0.06 L
2018/10/12 Fri 10:48 AM 4.37 H
2018/10/12 Fri 04:21 PM 0.23 L
2018/10/12 Fri 11:11 PM 3.65 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/11 Thu 02:58 AM -0.48 L
2018/10/11 Thu 10:19 AM 5.81 H
2018/10/11 Thu 03:32 PM -0.29 L
2018/10/11 Thu 10:42 PM 4.97 H
2018/10/12 Fri 03:41 AM -0.33 L
2018/10/12 Fri 11:07 AM 5.44 H
2018/10/12 Fri 04:16 PM -0.06 L
2018/10/12 Fri 11:30 PM 4.59 H

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Narragansett:

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers this morning, then showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.

Fri
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 5 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. Showers likely in the morning.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the bay entrance, waves around 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.

Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. 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
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers this morning, then showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 6 ft, building to 8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft after midnight.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers. 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
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft this afternoon. Areas of fog. Showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers, mainly in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

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

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

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers. 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. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft this afternoon. Areas of fog. Showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers. 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 Thursday, October 11, 2018

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