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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, October 30, 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 52. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 34. Light northwest wind.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday
Showers. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night
Showers. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 54.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/10/31 Wed 01:31 AM 3.51 H
2018/10/31 Wed 06:32 AM 0.41 L
2018/10/31 Wed 01:55 PM 3.88 H
2018/10/31 Wed 08:44 PM 0.53 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/10/31 Wed 01:51 AM 4.55 H
2018/10/31 Wed 06:46 AM 0.21 L
2018/10/31 Wed 02:14 PM 5.01 H
2018/10/31 Wed 07:41 PM 0.59 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft, building to 5 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 4 to 5 ft.

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 5 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Showers.

Sat
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 4 ft, building to 6 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 6 to 7 ft.

Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 6 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Showers.

Sat
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 6 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 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
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW 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 around 4 ft.

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

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Showers likely.

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

Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

Sat 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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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

Wed
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Showers likely.

Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers.

Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers, mainly in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Tuesday, October 30, 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.