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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, November 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
A slight chance of rain showers after 3pm, mixing with snow after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light northwest wind.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 11pm. Low around 34. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday
Rain, mainly before 2pm. High near 49. Southeast wind around 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind around 7 mph.

Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/12/01 Sat 02:16 AM 3.78 H
2018/12/01 Sat 08:53 AM 0.41 L
2018/12/01 Sat 02:41 PM 3.56 H
2018/12/01 Sat 09:25 PM 0.18 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2018/12/01 Sat 02:29 AM 4.83 H
2018/12/01 Sat 07:49 AM 0.48 L
2018/12/01 Sat 02:54 PM 4.60 H
2018/12/01 Sat 08:33 PM 0.32 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
NW 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. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

Sun
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
N winds 5 to 10 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
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft, then 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
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 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.

Sun
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain.

Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue Night
N 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sat
NE 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 around 2 ft. Rain.

Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.

Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 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 around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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

Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue Night
N 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
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Notice posted on Friday, November 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.