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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, October 26, 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
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind around 5 mph.

Tonight
Showers, mainly after 4am. Low around 40. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 51. East wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Saturday Night
Showers likely before 9pm, then a chance of rain, mainly between 9pm and 5am. Patchy fog between 9pm and 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Sunday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday
Rain likely, mainly between 7am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/10/27 Sat 03:10 AM -0.23 L
2018/10/27 Sat 10:09 AM 4.31 H
2018/10/27 Sat 03:59 PM -0.03 L
2018/10/27 Sat 10:40 PM 3.70 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/10/27 Sat 03:32 AM -0.52 L
2018/10/27 Sat 10:31 AM 5.48 H
2018/10/27 Sat 04:09 PM -0.17 L
2018/10/27 Sat 11:05 PM 4.77 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Tonight
SE 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. Showers after midnight.

Sat
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the bay entrance, waves around 7 ft, building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 8 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely in the evening. A chance of rain after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 7 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Tue
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 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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Rhode Island sound:

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

Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 4 ft after midnight. Showers after midnight.

Sat
E winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 10 ft, building to 12 ft in the afternoon. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. Showers likely in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.

Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 9 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 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
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tonight
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Showers after midnight.

Sat
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 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 3 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.

Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

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

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. 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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Cape Cod Bay:

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

Tonight
S winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. Showers after midnight.

Sat
E winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt, increasing to 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 5 ft, building to 7 ft in the afternoon. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Showers likely in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 3 ft.

Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

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

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 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
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Friday, October 26, 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.