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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, February 08, 2024
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

 

Local Time Zone

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The Port of Providence and Narragansett Bay are currently utilizing Eastern Standard Time  (GMT - 4 )

 

Cape Cod Canal Air Draft Restriction

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The US Army Corp of Engineers has advised  the current maximum air draft for Cape Cod Canal transits is 135 ft. Deep draft is restricted to 30 ft due to shoaling. Vessels over 23 ft will need tide window for transit.  

 

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Providence Weather:

Today<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind.

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 29. Light south wind.

Friday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Friday Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Saturday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 14 mph.

Sunday Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 7 to 13 mph.

Monday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">A chance of rain after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a north wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

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Tides:

Newport:

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">Date                     Day        Time                     Pred      High/Low

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/08       Thu        06:10 AM            3.97      H

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/08       Thu        12:20 PM            -0.36     L

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/08       Thu        06:33 PM            3.51      H

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          12:06 AM            -0.65     L

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          07:00 AM            4.26      H

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          01:05 PM            -0.58     L

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          07:23 PM            3.87      H

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Providence:

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">Date                     Day        Time                     Pred      High/Low

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/08       Thu        06:25 AM            4.87      H

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/08       Thu        12:07 PM            -0.23     L

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/08       Thu        06:47 PM            4.45      H

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          12:09 AM            -0.69     L

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          07:15 AM            5.24      H

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          12:53 PM            -0.50     L

<span-family:"Aptos",sans-serif">2024/02/09       Fri          07:37 PM            4.81      H

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Current Maximum drafts at Terminals in feet:

Davisville: 32-00

Prov Port: 38-00

Hudson: 27-05

Exxon: 37-00

Shell: 40-00

Sprague Providence: 32-00 ( flood tide restricted)

Sprague East providence: 30-00 ( daylight flood restricted)

 

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sat<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Sat Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

Sun And Sun Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Mon And Mon Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. 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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Seas around 2 ft, then 1 foot or less.

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Fri Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Sat Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun And Sun Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Mon<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

Mon Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. 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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">N winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Seas 1 foot or less.

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.

Fri Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Sat Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

Sun And Sun Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon And Mon Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. 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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">E winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

Fri<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Fri Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Sat Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

Sun And Sun Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

Mon Night<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:#333333">SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. 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 Thursday, February 08, 2024

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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.