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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, November 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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Today
Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Areas of fog after noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight
Rain, mainly before 3am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 40. East wind 11 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/11/26 Mon 02:38 AM -0.38 L
2018/11/26 Mon 09:44 AM 4.36 H
2018/11/26 Mon 03:36 PM -0.15 L
2018/11/26 Mon 10:18 PM 3.73 H
2018/11/27 Tue 03:27 AM -0.21 L
2018/11/27 Tue 10:40 AM 4.19 H
2018/11/27 Tue 04:27 PM 0.02 L
2018/11/27 Tue 11:16 PM 3.68 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/11/26 Mon 02:56 AM -0.73 L
2018/11/26 Mon 10:07 AM 5.61 H
2018/11/26 Mon 03:39 PM -0.31 L
2018/11/26 Mon 10:41 PM 4.86 H
2018/11/27 Tue 03:44 AM -0.55 L
2018/11/27 Tue 11:03 AM 5.43 H
2018/11/27 Tue 04:27 PM -0.11 L
2018/11/27 Tue 11:38 PM 4.80 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Areas of dense fog, then areas of fog. A slight chance of rain, then a chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft, except 7 to 8 ft at the bay entrance. Rain. Areas of fog in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except up to 9 ft at the bay entrance.

Tue Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. At the bay entrance, waves around 7 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.

Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Fri Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. 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
E winds around 10 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 6 ft. Areas of fog. A slight chance of rain, then a chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
E winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S after midnight. Gusts up to 45 kt, decreasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Rain. Areas of fog in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 11 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 9 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight.

Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. 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
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft. Areas of dense fog, then areas of fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
E winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain. Areas of fog in the evening.

Tue
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 5 ft, building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.

Tue
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.

Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

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

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less. 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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Notice posted on Monday, November 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.