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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Update - Boston09/30/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/29/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/28/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston & Weather Warning09/27/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/26/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/25/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/24/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/23/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/22/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/21/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/20/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/19/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/18/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/17/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/16/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/15/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/14/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/13/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/12/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/11/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/10/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/09/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/08/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/07/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/06/2008 Normal
TROPICAL STORM HANNA TO AFFECT SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND09/06/2008 Normal
Weather Warning - Hanna09/05/2008 Normal
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS09/05/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/05/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/04/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/03/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston09/02/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Boston Labor Day Edition09/01/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Tuesday, September 23, 2008
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 Boston.

TWIC enforcement to commence in Boston on October 15, 2008
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The US Coast Guard has issued a notice stating that owners and
operators of maritime facilities located within Captain of
the Port (COTP) Zones Boston, Northern New England, and
Southeastern New England must implement access control
procedures utilizing the Transportation Worker Identification
Credential (TWIC) no later than October 15, 2008.

Vessel Information
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Due to port security, vessel information will no longer
be included in our daily updates.

Boston, MA Weather (Current Condition)
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Few Clouds - Sunny, 50°F
Feels like: 50°F
Barometer: 30.5 in
Dewpoint: 46°
Humidity: 86%
Visibility: 10 miles
Wind: 6 mph N
UV Index: 0 Low
Today's High: 63°

Synopsis For Massachusetts And Rhode Island Coastal Waters:

Strong Canadian high pres will build across New England through at least
Wed night. A coastal or some type of tropical storm will likely affect
the New England waters sometime late in the week and into part of the
weekend. There is still a lot of uncertainty with the track and the
eventual strength of this system. Mariners should monitor the latest
bulletins from the National Hurricane Center.

Boston, MA Tides
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High Low Sun
Date AM hgt PM hgt AM hgt PM hgt rise set

23 Tue 0619 8.9 1837 10.3 0003 0.3 1218 1.2 0634 1840
24 Wed 0727 9.0 1945 10.3 0108 0.4 1324 1.2 0633 1838
25 Thu 0831 9.2 2050 10.4 0212 0.3 1429 0.9 0634 1837
26 Fri 0930 9.6 2149 10.5 0312 0.2 1529 0.5 0635 1835
27 Sat 1021 10.0 2242 10.5 0405 0.0 1624 0.1 0636 1833
28 Sun 1108 10.4 2330 10.5 0452 -0.1 1714 -0.1 0637 1831
29 Mon 1150 10.5 ---- ---- 0536 0.0 1800 -0.3 0638 1830
30 Tue 0014 10.3 1230 10.6 0617 0.2 1843 -0.2 0639 1828

01 Wed 0057 10.0 1308 10.5 0657 0.5 1925 -0.1 0640 1826
02 Thu 0138 9.7 1347 10.3 0737 0.9 2007 0.2 0641 1824
03 Fri 0220 9.3 1427 10.0 0818 1.3 2050 0.6 0642 1823
04 Sat 0304 8.9 1510 9.6 0900 1.7 2136 1.0 0643 1821
05 Sun 0351 8.4 1557 9.3 0946 2.1 2225 1.4 0645 1819
06 Mon 0441 8.1 1649 9.0 1036 2.4 2318 1.7 0646 1818
07 Tue 0536 7.9 1745 8.9 1130 2.5 ---- ---- 0647 1916

McArdle Bridge Update
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The McArdle Bridge is operating on normal on
demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

Chelsea Street Bridge Update
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The Chelsea Street Bridge is operating on normal
on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

Fore River Bridge Update
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The Fore River Bridge is operating on normal
on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.
Notice posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2008

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.