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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, October 16, 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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This Afternoon
Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 50. Breezy, with an east wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

Thursday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog between 9am and 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 6 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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Narragansett Bay:
Synopsis: ANZ200-170330- 1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A gale center develops rapidly off the NJ coast this evening and then tracks across the I-95 corridor of CT, RI and eastern MA tonight then across NH/ME Thursday. E to SE Gales likely ahead of the storm followed by WNW gales winds Thu. Storm force gusts are possible tonight and Thu across the eastern MA waters. Diminishing NW winds Fri and Sat as high pressure builds over the East Coast. 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. $$

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Tonight
SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around 5 ft, building to 12 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 10 ft, subsiding to 8 ft in the afternoon. At the bay entrance, waves 11 to 12 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

Thu Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves around 7 ft, subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. At the bay entrance, waves around 9 ft, subsiding to 6 ft after midnight.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

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

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 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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Rhode Island Sound:

This Afternoon
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Tonight
E winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 8 ft, building to 16 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
W winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

Thu Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas around 12 ft, subsiding to 9 ft after midnight.

Fri
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight
SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 6 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 7 ft.

Thu Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft.

Tonight
SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft, building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Thu
SW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 7 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

Thu Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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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AGENT
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Notice posted on Wednesday, October 16, 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.