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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:
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 82. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 6 to 11 mph.

Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday
A chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 6 mph.

Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/09/04 Wed 12:06 AM 4.03 H
2019/09/04 Wed 05:23 AM 0.09 L
2019/09/04 Wed 12:38 PM 4.45 H
2019/09/04 Wed 06:25 PM 0.48 L
2019/09/05 Thu 01:02 AM 3.71 H
2019/09/05 Thu 06:10 AM 0.39 L
2019/09/05 Thu 01:36 PM 4.18 H
2019/09/05 Thu 08:11 PM 0.73 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/09/04 Wed 12:26 AM 5.23 H
2019/09/04 Wed 05:27 AM -0.14 L
2019/09/04 Wed 12:56 PM 5.68 H
2019/09/04 Wed 06:02 PM 0.34 L
2019/09/05 Thu 01:20 AM 4.83 H
2019/09/05 Thu 06:12 AM 0.21 L
2019/09/05 Thu 01:50 PM 5.34 H
2019/09/05 Thu 06:56 PM 0.77 L

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Narragansett:
Synopsis: ANZ200-050000- 716 AM EDT Wed Sep 4 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Increasing SW flow today ahead of an approaching cold front. The cold front will cross the waters tonight with high pres following on Thu. Mariners should closely monitor the track of Dorian which is expected to pass well south and east of Nantucket Fri night and early Sat, but should bring strong wind gusts to the waters. Please visit www.nhc.noaa.gov for the latest expected track and potential impacts from Dorian. 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
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft.

Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves around 3 ft.

Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Fri Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 5 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. Showers likely.

Sat
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 6 to 7 ft at the bay entrance. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. winds and waves higher in and near tstms. 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
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft this afternoon.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Fri
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely.

Sat
Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.

Sun
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft this afternoon. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm this morning.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft in the afternoon.

Fri Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely.

Sat
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely.

Sat
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Wednesday, September 04, 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.