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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 & Weather Warning
Date:Saturday, September 27, 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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Weather Warnings:

BOSTON... QUINCY...GLOUCESTER

04:11 AM EDT SAT SEP 27 2008

FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE ABOVE AREA

ANOTHER BATCH OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM
SOUTH TO THE NORTH. THIS WILL OCCUR LATER THIS MORNING AND INTO THE
AFTERNOON. THE RAIN WILL FALL HEAVY AT TIMES WITH A GENERAL 1 TO 3 INCHES
OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS TODAY.

THE BAND OF HEAVY RAIN SHOULD LIFT OFF TO THE NORTH OF OUR REGION THIS
EVENING. ANOTHER LULL IS EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF OUR AREA TONIGHT WITH JUST
THE CHANCE FOR SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS. TROPICAL STORM KYLE MAY THROW BACK
A BRIEF PERIOD OF HEAVY RAIN ON THE COAST SUNDAY MORNING INTO THE EARLY
AFTERNOON... BUT THE STEADY PRECIPITATION SHIELD SHOULD NOT MAKE IT THAT
FAR INLAND.

BASED ON CURRENT INDICATIONS... EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND
STAND THE BEST CHANCE OF SEEING THE HEAVIEST RAIN TODAY.

RAIM AMOUNTS SHOULD RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS THE REST OF THE
REGION WITH POSSIBLY SOME ISOLATED 7 INCH AMOUNTS.

Overcast, 63°F
Feels like: 63°F
Barometer: 30.2 in
Dewpoint: 62°
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 0 miles
Wind: 5 mph E
UV Index: 0 Low
Today's High: 70°

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

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
08 Wed 0633 7.9 1843 8.9 0013 1.8 1227 2.5 0648 1814
09 Thu 0729 8.2 1940 9.0 0109 1.7 1325 2.3 0649 1812
10 Fri 0820 8.6 2034 9.3 0202 1.4 1419 1.8 0650 1811
11 Sat 0907 9.1 2123 9.7 0251 1.0 1511 1.2 0651 1809

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 Saturday, September 27, 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.