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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, February 06, 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
Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

Tonight
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then freezing rain between 9pm and 3am, then rain after 3am. Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 31. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday
Rain likely before 9am, then a chance of rain or drizzle between 9am and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am, then patchy fog after 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 9pm. Patchy fog before 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday
A chance of rain, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind around 8 mph.

Sunday Night
A chance of snow between 9pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%

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Newport
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/02/06 Wed 01:50 AM -0.22 L
2019/02/06 Wed 08:42 AM 3.42 H
2019/02/06 Wed 02:25 PM -0.19 L
2019/02/06 Wed 09:00 PM 3.15 H
2019/02/07 Thu 02:29 AM -0.20 L
2019/02/07 Thu 09:16 AM 3.29 H
2019/02/07 Thu 02:56 PM -0.19 L
2019/02/07 Thu 09:35 PM 3.09 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/02/06 Wed 01:54 AM -0.24 L
2019/02/06 Wed 08:59 AM 4.51 H
2019/02/06 Wed 02:25 PM -0.23 L
2019/02/06 Wed 09:14 PM 4.30 H
2019/02/07 Thu 02:37 AM -0.21 L
2019/02/07 Thu 09:35 AM 4.37 H
2019/02/07 Thu 03:04 PM -0.22 L
2019/02/07 Thu 09:51 PM 4.23 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves around 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of drizzle. Rain likely in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.

Fri Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the morning.

Sat Night
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. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of snow. 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of drizzle. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Fri Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 7 ft.

Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the evening.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow. 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
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Freezing rain likely in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of drizzle. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, increasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Fri Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray after midnight.

Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the evening.

Sun
W winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of snow. 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
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of drizzle. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy fog in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Fri Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray after midnight.

Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow. 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 Wednesday, February 06, 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.