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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:
National Terrorism Advisory System
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The National Terrorism Advisory System is at an
elevated threat alert (MARSEC Level I) for the
Port of Boston. 
 
Boston, MA Weather (Current Conditions)
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Light Snow, 24°F
Feels Like 24°F
Today’s High 36°F
Wind NE 1 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Visibility 7 mi
Humidity 83%
Dew Point 19°
 
Today:
 
 
Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers this afternoon. High 44F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%
 
Tonight:
 
 
Periods of rain. Low around 40F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
 
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
 
A warm front enters the waters today while low pressure moves into
western NY. This low redevelops along the Maine coast as a Gale
Center Wednesday with NW gales possible across the New England
waters into Thursday night. Winds slow diminish over the weekend as
high pressure builds into New England.
 
GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING
 
Boston, MA Tides
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             High                  Low                  Sun
Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set
                                                                 
08 Tue  0030   9.0  1234  10.1  0612   0.9  1855   0.0  0711  1631
09 Wed  0108   8.9  1313   9.9  0703   1.0  1934   0.2  0710  1632
10 Thu  0148   8.9  1354   9.6  0745   1.1  2014   0.4  0710  1633
11 Fri  0228   8.8  1438   9.3  0829   1.2  2056   0.6  0710  1634
12 Sat  0311   8.8  1523   9.0  0915   1.4  2140   0.8  0710  1635
13 Sun  0355   8.8  1612   8.7  1014   1.4  2227   1.0  0710  1636
14 Mon  0433   8.9  1705   8.5  1057   1.3  2317   1.1  0710  1637
15 Tue  0533   9.2  1801   8.5  1153   1.1  ----  ----  0710  1638
16 Wed  0625   9.5  1859   8.6  0010   1.1  1250   0.8  0710  1638
17 Thu  0719   9.9  1956   8.8  0105   0.9  1347   0.2  0710  1639
18 Fri  0813  10.5  2053   9.2  0200   0.6  1442  -0.4  0709  1640
19 Sat  0907  11.0  2147   9.6  0254   0.2  1536  -1.0  0709  1641
20 Sun  1000  11.6  2240  10.1  0347  -0.2  1628  -1.6  0708  1643
21 Mon  1052  11.9  2332  10.4  0440  -0.7  1719  -2.0  0707  1644
22 Tue  1145  12.1  ----  ----  0532  -1.0  1809  -2.1  0707  1645
 
 
Current Maximum Drafts at Oil Terminals
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Citgo Braintree         36-00 Fresh Water
ExxonMobil Everett      38-00 Salt Water
Global Chelsea          32-00 Salt Water
Global Revere           32-00 Salt Water
Gulf Chelsea            35-00 Salt Water
Irving Revere           36-00 Salt Water
Sprague Deepwater       34-00 Salt Water
Sunoco East Boston      37-06 Salt Water
TRT Quincy              29-00 Salt Water
 
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.
 
MSA Useful Links
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Army Corp of Engineers
 
Boston Harbor Pilot Association, LLC
 
NOAA
Chart viewer - handy tool for chart reference
 
Weather WEB Sites
 
Please visit our Boston Port site at:
 
 
 
 
Notice posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2019

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.