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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, February 04, 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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Today
Sunny, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

Tonight
Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 37. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

Tuesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly after 9pm. Low around 32. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday
Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 45. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday
Rain likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 13 to 15 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/02/04 Mon 12:25 AM -0.10 L
2019/02/04 Mon 07:34 AM 3.53 H
2019/02/04 Mon 01:18 PM -0.07 L
2019/02/04 Mon 07:49 PM 3.19 H
2019/02/05 Tue 01:08 AM -0.19 L
2019/02/05 Tue 08:09 AM 3.50 H
2019/02/05 Tue 01:52 PM -0.15 L
2019/02/05 Tue 08:25 PM 3.19 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/02/04 Mon 12:22 AM -0.14 L
2019/02/04 Mon 07:49 AM 4.64 H
2019/02/04 Mon 01:00 PM -0.05 L
2019/02/04 Mon 08:02 PM 4.32 H
2019/02/05 Tue 01:09 AM -0.22 L
2019/02/05 Tue 08:24 AM 4.60 H
2019/02/05 Tue 01:43 PM -0.17 L
2019/02/05 Tue 08:38 PM 4.34 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog in the evening with vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves around 3 ft.

Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft.

Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain.

Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except up to 7 ft at the bay entrance. A chance of rain.

Fri Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 5 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. 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
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Wed
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Rain.

Thu
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. A chance of rain.

Fri Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 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
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain.

Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Fri Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 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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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog in the evening with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon.

Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain.

Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Fri Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 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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AGENT
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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Monday, February 04, 2019

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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.