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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, October 29, 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
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 11 to 13 mph.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 51. North wind 7 to 11 mph.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light southwest wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday
Showers. High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/29 Mon 04:38 AM 0.00 L
2018/10/29 Mon 11:55 AM 4.08 H
2018/10/29 Mon 05:33 PM 0.30 L
2018/10/30 Tue 12:31 AM 3.52 H
2018/10/30 Tue 05:29 AM 0.20 L
2018/10/30 Tue 12:54 PM 3.97 H
2018/10/30 Tue 06:38 PM 0.48 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/10/29 Mon 05:00 AM -0.30 L
2018/10/29 Mon 12:19 PM 5.25 H
2018/10/29 Mon 05:41 PM 0.20 L
2018/10/30 Tue 12:55 AM 4.57 H
2018/10/30 Tue 05:49 AM -0.06 L
2018/10/30 Tue 01:16 PM 5.12 H
2018/10/30 Tue 06:35 PM 0.43 L

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Narragansett bay:

This Afternoon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 5 ft.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 5 to 6 ft at the bay entrance.

Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft, building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 5 ft.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft. Showers.

Fri Night
S winds around 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers likely. 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 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft in the afternoon.

Wed Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft.

Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Showers.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely. 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
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 4 ft in the afternoon.

Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Showers.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely. 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
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

Wed Night
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.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers likely. 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 Monday, October 29, 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.