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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, March 01, 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
A chance of snow before 2am, then snow and sleet. Low around 28. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Saturday
Snow and sleet, becoming all snow after 7am. High near 35. North wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Sunday Night
Snow likely before 1am, then rain and snow. Low around 30. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Monday
Rain, snow, and sleet likely before 3pm, then a slight chance of snow between 3pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 8 to 11 mph.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind around 8 mph.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind around 8 mph.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/03/01 Fri 04:10 AM 3.03 H
2019/03/01 Fri 10:41 AM 0.49 L
2019/03/01 Fri 04:31 PM 2.70 H
2019/03/01 Fri 10:08 PM 0.43 L
2019/03/02 Sat 05:07 AM 3.09 H
2019/03/02 Sat 11:14 AM 0.39 L
2019/03/02 Sat 05:24 PM 2.86 H
2019/03/02 Sat 10:51 PM 0.27 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/03/01 Fri 04:17 AM 3.91 H
2019/03/01 Fri 09:40 AM 0.87 L
2019/03/01 Fri 04:39 PM 3.58 H
2019/03/01 Fri 09:37 PM 0.61 L
2019/03/02 Sat 05:20 AM 4.00 H
2019/03/02 Sat 10:27 AM 0.66 L
2019/03/02 Sat 05:35 PM 3.79 H
2019/03/02 Sat 10:29 PM 0.40 L

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Narragansett Bay:

Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A slight chance of snow and sleet this evening, then snow and sleet after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Snow and sleet with rain likely in the morning, then a chance of snow and rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft.

Tue
W winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Wed
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed Night
NW 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:

Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of snow with a slight chance of sleet this evening, then snow, rain and sleet after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Snow and rain, mainly in the morning. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain. Snow likely in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Mon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of rain in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

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

Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 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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Buzzards Bay:

Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A slight chance of snow and sleet this evening, then snow and sleet after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Snow, rain and sleet in the morning, then a chance of snow and rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

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

Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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:

Tonight
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. Snow and rain likely after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain. Snow in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of snow in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely. Rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.

Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Rain likely in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

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

Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 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
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Notice posted on Friday, March 01, 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.