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Daily Update - Boston10/31/2019 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Thursday, October 31, 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 Rain, 64°F
Feels Like 64°F
Today’s High 69°F
Wind S 4 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Visibility 7 mi
Humidity 89%
Dew Point 59°
 
 
Today:
 
 
 
Overcast with showers. Becoming windy for the afternoon. High around 70F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
 
Tonight:
 
 
 
Windy with showers early, becoming a steady light rain overnight. Low 56F. Winds SSW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
 
Southerly Gale force winds develop this afternoon and continue
tonight. A cold front will push across the waters by Friday  morning
with winds becoming westerly but still maintain gale force through
the afternoon. High pressure builds in over the weekend  with colder
and drier air.
 
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING
 
 
Boston, MA Tides
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             High                  Low                  Sun
Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set
 
31 Thu  0200  10.5  1411  11.4  0759  -0.2  2035  -1.0  0716  1739
01 Fri  0251  10.0  1502  10.8  0849   0.4  2126  -0.4  0717  1738
02 Sat  0344   9.5  1554  10.2  0940   1.0  2219   0.2  0718  1537
03 Sun  0340   9.0  1550   9.7  0935   1.5  2215   0.7  0620  1635
04 Mon  0437   8.7  1648   9.3  1032   1.9  2313   1.1  0621  1634
05 Tue  0536   8.6  1748   9.0  1132   2.0  ---- ----   0622  1633
06 Wed  0632   8.6  1846   9.0  0010   1.3  1231   1.9  0623  1632
07 Thu  0724   8.9  1940   9.1  0104   1.3  1326   1.7  0625  1631
08 Fri  0811   9.2  2029   9.2  0152   1.2  1416   1.3  0626  1629
09 Sat  0853   9.5  2114   9.3  0236   1.1  1501   0.9  0627  1628
10 Sun  0932   9.8  2156   9.5  0317   0.9  1543   0.5  0628  1627
11 Mon  1010  10.1  2236   9.5  0356   0.8  1624   0.2  0630  1626
12 Tue  1047  10.3  2316   9.6  0435   0.7  1704  -0.1  0631  1625
13 Wed  1124  10.5  2356   9.5  0514   0.7  1744  -0.2  0632  1624
14 Thu  ----  ----  1202  10.6  0554   0.7  1826  -0.3  0633  1623
 
 
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 Thursday, October 31, 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.