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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston & Winter Storm Warning
Date:Tuesday, March 06, 2018

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Daylight Savings Time To Commence

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">On Sunday 11 March 2018 at 0200 hours please advance your

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">clock one hour. This commences daylight savings time. Time

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">zone description changes to + 4.

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National Terrorism Advisory System<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The National Terrorism Advisory System is at an

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">elevated threat alert (MARSEC Level I) for the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Port of Boston. 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston, MA Weather (Current Conditions)

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Cloudy, 32°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 26°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 38°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wind N 7 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 30.03 in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Visibility 9 mi

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 69%

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 22°

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Cloudy skies. High 38F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tonight:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Cloudy this evening with periods of light rain and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">snow after midnight. Low 32F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Chance of precipitation 30%.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Winter Storm - Warning from 3/7/2018 7:00:00 AM to 3/8/2018 1:00:00 PM

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Winter Storm Warning issued March 06 at 3:48AM EST until March 08 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Boston

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston...Gloucester...Quincy

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  inches, with localized amounts up to 20 inches for the higher

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  terrain, are expected.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* WHERE...Portions of central, eastern, northeastern and western

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  Massachusetts.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* WHEN...From 7 AM Wednesday to 1 PM EST Thursday. The Wednesday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  evening rush hour is expected to be significantly impacted where

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  precipitation is falling as heavy snow.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult where

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  precipitation remains heavy snow with the potential for 2 to 3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  inch per hour snowfall rates. Significant reductions in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  visibility are possible. This will be a wet snow...especially

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  just northwest of the rain/snow line which may result in downed

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  trees and scattered power outages.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">vehicle in case of an emergency

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">High pressure will build over the waters today and tonight before

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">another strong coastal storm will impact the waters Wednesday into

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Thursday. Storm force wind gusts and 20 to 25 ft. seas are possible

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">across the Eastern waters. Westerly gales are possible Friday, then

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">decrease somewhat Saturday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:red">SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:red">GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:red">AFTERNOON

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston, MA Tides

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">             High                  Low                  Sun

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">06 Tue  0203  10.5  1429  10.0  0815  -0.4  2035   0.1  0611  1740

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">07 Wed  0249  10.1  1519   9.3  0905   0.2  2123   0.8  0610  1741

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">08 Thu  0338   9.6  1611   8.7  0957   0.7  2213   1.3  0608  1742

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">09 Fri  0430   9.2  1708   8.3  1052   1.1  2307   1.8  0606  1744

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 Sat  0525   9.0  1807   8.1  1150   1.4  ----  ----  0605  1745

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">11 Sun  0723   8.9  2007   8.0  0004   2.0  1349   1.4  0703  1846

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12 Mon  0821   9.0  2102   8.2  0201   2.0  1445   1.3  0701  1847

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">13 Tue  0915   9.2  2152   8.5  1456   1.7  1535   1.0  0700  1848

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">14 Wed  1003   9.5  2236   8.9  0345   1.4  1620   0.7  0658  1850

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 Thu  1048   9.8  2316   9.3  1631   1.0  1701   0.3  0656  1851

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">16 Fri  1129  10.1  2354   9.7  0514   0.5  1741   0.0  0654  1852

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">17 Sat  ----  ----  1209  10.3  0555   0.1  1819  -0.2  0653  1853

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">18 Sun  0031  10.0  1248  10.4  0636  -0.2  1858  -0.4  0651  1854

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">19 Mon  0108  10.3  1329  10.4  0718  -0.5  1938  -0.4  0649  1855

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 Tue  0147  10.5  1411  10.3  0801  -0.6  2020  -0.3  0648  1856

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Current Maximum Drafts at Oil Terminals

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Citgo Braintree         36-00 Fresh Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ExxonMobil Everett      38-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Global Chelsea          32-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Global Revere           32-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Gulf Chelsea            35-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Irving Revere           36-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sprague Deepwater       34-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sunoco East Boston      37-06 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TRT Quincy              29-00 Salt Water

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">McArdle Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The McArdle Bridge is operating on normal on

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Chelsea Street Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The Chelsea Street Bridge is operating on normal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Fore River Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The Fore River Bridge is operating on normal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MSA Useful Links

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Weather WEB Sites

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Notice posted on Tuesday, March 06, 2018

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.