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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, January 09, 2019
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 45. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. West wind 9 to 13 mph.

Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers between 9am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind around 9 mph.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 9 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 8 mph.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/01/09 Wed 02:46 AM -0.03 L
2019/01/09 Wed 09:46 AM 3.27 H
2019/01/09 Wed 03:24 PM 0.01 L
2019/01/09 Wed 10:09 PM 2.90 H
2019/01/10 Thu 03:26 AM 0.08 L
2019/01/10 Thu 10:23 AM 3.08 H
2019/01/10 Thu 03:58 PM 0.07 L
2019/01/10 Thu 10:49 PM 2.81 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/01/09 Wed 02:57 AM -0.10 L
2019/01/09 Wed 10:06 AM 4.28 H
2019/01/09 Wed 03:31 PM -0.06 L
2019/01/09 Wed 10:26 PM 3.94 H
2019/01/10 Thu 03:40 AM 0.07 L
2019/01/10 Thu 10:46 AM 4.08 H
2019/01/10 Thu 04:11 PM 0.05 L
2019/01/10 Thu 11:07 PM 3.85 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 4 to 7 ft at the bay entrance. A chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

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

Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

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

This Afternoon
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Sun
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 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 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

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

Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
NE 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
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.

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

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 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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Thanks and Best Regards,

TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
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Notice posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2019

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.