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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, February 08, 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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Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind around 6 mph.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind around 7 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday
Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 32. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday Night
Snow and sleet before midnight, then freezing rain and sleet between midnight and 3am, then snow and sleet likely after 3am. Low around 27. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Wednesday
A chance of snow and sleet before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 9 mph.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 9 mph.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/02/08 Fri 03:06 AM -0.12 L
2019/02/08 Fri 09:50 AM 3.14 H
2019/02/08 Fri 03:26 PM -0.15 L
2019/02/08 Fri 10:11 PM 3.02 H
2019/02/09 Sat 03:42 AM -0.00 L
2019/02/09 Sat 10:28 AM 2.98 H
2019/02/09 Sat 03:56 PM -0.09 L
2019/02/09 Sat 10:50 PM 2.98 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/02/08 Fri 03:18 AM -0.11 L
2019/02/08 Fri 10:13 AM 4.21 H
2019/02/08 Fri 03:42 PM -0.15 L
2019/02/08 Fri 10:30 PM 4.15 H
2019/02/09 Sat 03:57 AM 0.05 L
2019/02/09 Sat 10:55 AM 4.06 H
2019/02/09 Sat 04:18 PM -0.04 L
2019/02/09 Sat 11:12 PM 4.10 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

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

Mon Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Tue
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Snow.

Tue Night
NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain, sleet, snow and freezing rain. 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 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat 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.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. 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.

Mon
N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Mon Night
NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain, sleet and 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
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt, decreasing to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

Tue
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow.

Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain. 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 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 2 ft.

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

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

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

Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain. 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 Friday, February 08, 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.