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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, March 23, 2020
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
COTP Order - BISHU HIGHWAY 008-20 Signed.pdf    
Notice:
Corona Virus Guidance attached
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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.
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Eastern Daylight Savings Time (GMT -4).
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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 rain before 4pm, then snow likely between 4pm and 5pm, then rain and snow likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Tonight
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 8pm. Low around 38. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Tuesday
A chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light northeast wind.

Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 37. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday
A chance of rain before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2020/03/23 Mon 01:30 AM -0.03 L
2020/03/23 Mon 08:17 AM 3.50 H
2020/03/23 Mon 01:46 PM -0.02 L
2020/03/23 Mon 08:32 PM 3.60 H
2020/03/24 Tue 02:08 AM -0.13 L
2020/03/24 Tue 08:51 AM 3.47 H
2020/03/24 Tue 02:17 PM -0.12 L
2020/03/24 Tue 09:06 PM 3.61 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2020/03/23 Mon 01:15 AM -0.03 L
2020/03/23 Mon 08:34 AM 4.52 H
2020/03/23 Mon 01:36 PM -0.09 L
2020/03/23 Mon 08:44 PM 4.76 H
2020/03/24 Tue 01:59 AM -0.17 L
2020/03/24 Tue 09:08 AM 4.51 H
2020/03/24 Tue 02:17 PM -0.22 L
2020/03/24 Tue 09:17 PM 4.78 H

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Narragansett Bay:
Synopsis: ANZ200-240300- 1016 AM EDT Mon Mar 23 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Low pressure tracking up the coast will bring snow to the interior and rain near the coast this afternoon into tonight, along with gusty east winds and rough seas. Dry weather returns briefly on Tuesday. Another weather system moves up the coast Wednesday bringing another period of rain. 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 with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of rain, then a chance of rain and snow likely. Patchy fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night
N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Wed
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.

Wed Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. Rain.

Thu Through Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. 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
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of rain, then a chance of rain. Patchy fog with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Wed
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.

Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain.

Thu
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Thu Night Through Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Wed
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.

Wed Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.

Thu
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu Night Through Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain.

Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Tue Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Wed And Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.

Thu
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu Night Through Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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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Notice posted on Monday, March 23, 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.