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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, February 13, 2020
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
Rain, mainly before 5pm. Areas of fog. High near 39. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight
Areas of fog before 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 30. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Light southwest wind.

Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2020/02/13 Thu 04:04 AM -0.48 L
2020/02/13 Thu 10:55 AM 3.83 H
2020/02/13 Thu 04:21 PM -0.47 L
2020/02/13 Thu 11:27 PM 4.05 H
2020/02/14 Fri 05:00 AM -0.16 L
2020/02/14 Fri 11:50 AM 3.51 H
2020/02/14 Fri 05:07 PM -0.23 L

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2020/02/13 Thu 04:06 AM -0.72 L
2020/02/13 Thu 11:17 AM 5.15 H
2020/02/13 Thu 04:27 PM -0.56 L
2020/02/13 Thu 11:46 PM 5.33 H
2020/02/14 Fri 04:56 AM -0.33 L
2020/02/14 Fri 12:11 PM 4.78 H
2020/02/14 Fri 05:13 PM -0.27 L

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Narragansett Bay:
Synopsis: ANZ200-140400- 1016 AM EST Thu Feb 13 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... As the rain exits later today, high pressure builds in from the Midwest, drawing much colder air over the waters. This will result in light ocean effect snow showers near Outer Cape Cod as well as light freezing spray on coastal waters. The high will move east of the waters over the weekend, bringing milder temperatures for Sunday and Monday. 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
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Through Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Mon Night
N 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:

This Afternoon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Fri Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat And Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun And Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Mon And Mon Night
N winds 5 to 10 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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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

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

Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat And Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Through Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Mon Night
N 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:

This Afternoon
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat And Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun Through Mon 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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Thanks and Best Regards,

TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
EMAIL: ri@moranshipping.com
TEL:401-941-7200 MOBILE: 401-413-5805
FAX: 401-461-3360

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Notice posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020

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.