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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, October 25, 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 49. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 30. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday
Rain. High near 52. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Saturday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/25 Thu 01:51 AM -0.22 L
2018/10/25 Thu 08:41 AM 4.27 H
2018/10/25 Thu 02:36 PM -0.12 L
2018/10/25 Thu 09:05 PM 3.83 H
2018/10/26 Fri 02:29 AM -0.25 L
2018/10/26 Fri 09:23 AM 4.33 H
2018/10/26 Fri 03:17 PM -0.11 L
2018/10/26 Fri 09:50 PM 3.79 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/25 Thu 02:09 AM -0.45 L
2018/10/25 Thu 08:59 AM 5.44 H
2018/10/25 Thu 02:42 PM -0.24 L
2018/10/25 Thu 09:27 PM 4.96 H
2018/10/26 Fri 02:50 AM -0.52 L
2018/10/26 Fri 09:43 AM 5.51 H
2018/10/26 Fri 03:25 PM -0.24 L
2018/10/26 Fri 10:14 PM 4.89 H

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Narragansett Bay:

Today
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then 1 foot or less.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Fri
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.

Fri Night
S winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.

Sat
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except up to 9 ft at the bay entrance. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 7 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 6 to 7 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. 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
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less.

Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain after midnight.

Sat
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 12 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.

Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

Mon
SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. 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
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft this morning, then 1 foot or less.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

Fri Night
S winds around 5 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.

Sat
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. 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
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
S winds around 5 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of rain after midnight.

Sat
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sat Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

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

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

Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers. 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, October 25, 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.