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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, September 06, 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
A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 59. North wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light north wind.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/09/06 Fri 01:59 AM 3.45 H
2019/09/06 Fri 07:08 AM 0.67 L
2019/09/06 Fri 02:34 PM 3.92 H
2019/09/06 Fri 09:41 PM 0.82 L
2019/09/07 Sat 02:58 AM 3.25 H
2019/09/07 Sat 08:27 AM 0.85 L
2019/09/07 Sat 03:35 PM 3.71 H
2019/09/07 Sat 10:43 PM 0.82 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/09/06 Fri 02:14 AM 4.46 H
2019/09/06 Fri 07:03 AM 0.58 L
2019/09/06 Fri 02:45 PM 5.00 H
2019/09/06 Fri 07:58 PM 1.10 L
2019/09/06 Fri 09:26 PM 1.24 H
2019/09/06 Fri 10:47 PM 1.13 L
2019/09/07 Sat 03:09 AM 4.16 H
2019/09/07 Sat 08:02 AM 0.87 L
2019/09/07 Sat 03:43 PM 4.71 H
2019/09/07 Sat 11:38 PM 1.09 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Synopsis: ANZ200-070000- 716 AM EDT Fri Sep 6 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Hurricane Dorian is forecast bring tropical storm conditions to the waters tonight into Saturday morning as it passes well SE of Nantucket. Dorian will then track near Nova Scotia by Sunday morning. Please visit www.nhc.noaa.gov for the latest expected track and potential impacts from Dorian. High pres will build into the region from the Great Lakes early next week. 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
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the bay entrance, waves around 5 ft, building to 9 ft after midnight. Rain. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the bay entrance, waves around 10 ft, subsiding to 8 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain in the morning.

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

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

Sun Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Mon
N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Mon Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Tue
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Tue Night
SE 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
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas around 7 ft, building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain likely. Patchy fog after midnight.

Sat
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 13 ft, subsiding to 10 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain in the morning.

Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.

Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

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

Mon Night
S winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue Night
SE winds 5 to 10 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
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 4 ft this afternoon. A chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 4 ft, building to 6 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight.

Sat
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy fog in the morning.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Sun Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Mon
N winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Mon Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tue
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tue Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. 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
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft, building to 7 ft after midnight. Rain. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat
N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 10 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning.

Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight.

Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Sun Night
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

Tue
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue Night
SE 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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PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Friday, September 06, 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.