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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston & Winter Storm Waening
Date:Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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"">Mostly Cloudy, 31°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 24°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 34°F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 29.82 in

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 80%

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 26°

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* WHERE...Massachusetts including the Boston Metropolitan area.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 8 AM EDT Thursday. Light snow

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  develops south of the Massachusetts turnpike through mid

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  afternoon. However, the bulk of the accumulating snow will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  probably not occur until after 5 or 6 pm this evening into early

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, mainly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  tonight into early Thursday. Be prepared for significant

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  reductions in visibility at times and slippery travel. Isolated power

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  outages are possible from the wet snow and gusty winds.

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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"">Today:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Occasional snow showers. Quite windy. Temps nearly steady in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">the mid 30s. Winds NNE at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of snow 50%.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1 to 3 inches of snow expected. Winds could occasionally

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">gust over 40 mph

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Windy with periods of rain and snow this evening turning to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">snow overnight. Low 32F. Winds NNE at 25 to 35 mph. Chance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">of precipitation 90%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches. Winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">could occasionally gust over 50 mph.

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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"">Potent Nor`easter will develop and track from the mid- Atlantic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">toward the benchmark today into early Thu. This will bring very

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">strong wind gusts and highs seas to the waters. Storm Warnings

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">have been issued. Conditions improve during the day Thu with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">quieter weather returning by Fri. Seas and winds pick back up with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">another gale center over the weekend.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:red">STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

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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"">21 Wed  0228  10.7  1457  10.1  0847  -0.6  2105  -0.1  0646  1858

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">22 Thu  0314  10.7  1546   9.8  0936  -0.5  2154   0.2  0644  1859

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">23 Fri  0404  10.6  1641   9.5  1030  -0.3  2248   0.5  0642  1900

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">24 Sat  0459  10.4  1741   9.2  1128  -0.1  2348   0.7  0641  1901

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 Sun  0601  10.3  1846   9.1  ----  ----  1231   0.0  0639  1902

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">26 Mon  0706  10.3  1952   9.3  0051   0.8  0135   0.0  0637  1903

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">27 Tue  0813  10.4  2056   9.6  0156   0.6  1438  -0.2  0635  0704

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">28 Wed  0916  10.7  2155  10.1  0259   0.2  1537  -0.5  0634  1906

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">29 Thu  1016  10.9  2249  10.5  0358  -0.2  1632  -0.8  0632  1907

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">30 Fri  1110  11.1  2337  10.8  0453  -0.6  1721  -0.9  0630  1908

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">31 Sat  ----  ----  1200  11.1  0543  -0.9  1808  -0.9  0628  1909

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">01 Sun  0023  11.0  1247  10.9  0631  -1.0  1852  -0.7  0627  1910

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">02 Mon  0106  11.0  1332  10.6  0717  -0.9  1936  -0.4  0625  1911

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">03 Tue  0148  10.8  1416  10.2  0802  -0.7  2019   0.1  0623  1912

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">04 Wed  0230  10.5  1501   9.7  0847  -0.3  2102   0.6  0622  1913

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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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Notice posted on Wednesday, March 21, 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.