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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, March 13, 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
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog between 9am and 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night
Showers, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog between 7pm and 3am. Low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 11 to 13 mph.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 7 mph

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2019/03/14 Thu 01:48 AM 3.24 H
2019/03/14 Thu 07:33 AM 0.43 L
2019/03/14 Thu 02:25 PM 2.79 H
2019/03/14 Thu 07:35 PM 0.17 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
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
2019/03/14 Thu 02:11 AM 4.38 H
2019/03/14 Thu 07:43 AM 0.66 L
2019/03/14 Thu 02:49 PM 3.90 H
2019/03/14 Thu 07:59 PM 0.30 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Synopsis: ANZ200-140000- 716 AM EDT Wed Mar 13 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres builds over the waters today and this evening, moving offshore Thu. Low pres will track NE from the Great Lakes Fri with a cold front sweeping across the waters Fri night. Gusty W/NW winds will follow for the weekend. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
N winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.

Tonight
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. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 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:

Today
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sun
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 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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Buzzards Bay:

Today
N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 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:

Today
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
S 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 after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 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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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Wednesday, March 13, 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.