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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, March 12, 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
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind around 10 mph.

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

Friday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West wind around 10 mph.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

Monday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/03/12 Tue 12:02 AM 3.27 H
2019/03/12 Tue 05:34 AM 0.15 L
2019/03/12 Tue 12:34 PM 2.85 H
2019/03/12 Tue 05:38 PM -0.01 L
2019/03/13 Wed 12:52 AM 3.24 H
2019/03/13 Wed 06:24 AM 0.31 L
2019/03/13 Wed 01:28 PM 2.79 H
2019/03/13 Wed 06:29 PM 0.10 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/03/12 Tue 12:27 AM 4.41 H
2019/03/12 Tue 05:51 AM 0.24 L
2019/03/12 Tue 01:02 PM 3.96 H
2019/03/12 Tue 06:04 PM 0.07 L
2019/03/13 Wed 01:17 AM 4.38 H
2019/03/13 Wed 06:39 AM 0.47 L
2019/03/13 Wed 01:54 PM 3.90 H
2019/03/13 Wed 06:54 PM 0.21 L

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Wed
N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 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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Rhode Island Sound:

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

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain likely.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain likely.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 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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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Wed
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Tuesday, March 12, 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.