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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, November 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
Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Friday Night
A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 8pm. Low around 36. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday
Rain, mainly before noon. High near 55. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/11/29 Thu 12:16 AM 3.67 H
2018/11/29 Thu 05:25 AM 0.28 L
2018/11/29 Thu 12:40 PM 3.83 H
2018/11/29 Thu 07:17 PM 0.28 L
2018/11/30 Fri 01:16 AM 3.70 H
2018/11/30 Fri 06:58 AM 0.44 L
2018/11/30 Fri 01:40 PM 3.68 H
2018/11/30 Fri 08:32 PM 0.25 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2018/11/29 Thu 12:34 AM 4.78 H
2018/11/29 Thu 05:30 AM 0.06 L
2018/11/29 Thu 12:57 PM 5.00 H
2018/11/29 Thu 06:17 PM 0.31 L
2018/11/30 Fri 01:31 AM 4.79 H
2018/11/30 Fri 06:35 AM 0.35 L
2018/11/30 Fri 01:55 PM 4.78 H
2018/11/30 Fri 07:24 PM 0.40 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt early. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

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

Fri Night
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sat
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

Sun
S winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. Rain, mainly in the morning.

Sun Night
W winds around 10 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

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

Mon Night
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 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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Rhode Island Sound:

This Afternoon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Sat
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.

Sun
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain.

Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. seas around 3 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Fri Night
N winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sat
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

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

Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

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

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. 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
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. seas 6 to 7 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.

Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mon 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.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Thursday, November 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.