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USCG notice05/29/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/29/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/27/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/26/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/22/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/21/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/15/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/14/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/13/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/12/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/11/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/07/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/06/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/05/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston05/04/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Friday, May 22, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:
COVID 19 is providing its own unique challenges, requiring all to stay extra vigilant on changing port call conditions and regulations.
 
 
If you would like updates for all OR other USA ports, the easiest method for reviewing our daily port updates is by visiting: http://ports.moranshipping.com/default.aspx
 
 
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)
 
Sunny, 68°F
Feels Like 70°F
Today’s High 80°F
Wind W 13 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Visibility 10 mi
Humidity 54%
Dew Point 51°
 
 
Today:
 
Mostly sunny and very warm
 
Tonight:
 
Increasing clouds with a passing shower late
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
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High pres will slowly move SE of the waters today. Low pres will
pass S of the waters tonight through Sat. This will bring a chance
of showers to srn waters mainly tonight into Sat. A ridge of high
pres will extend S over the waters from the Canadian Maritimes for
Sun and Mon. By Tue, high pres will be centered well to the E of the
waters, but will still be in control of the weather for the coastal waters.
 
Marine Forecast
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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200...
 
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
 
Boston, MA Tides
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             High                  Low                  Sun
Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set
 
22 Fri  ----  ----  1207  9.2  0554   0.4  1801   1.2  0514  2007
23 Sat  0011  10.2  1247  9.2  0634   0.2  1840   1.2  0513  2008
24 Sun  0049  10.3  1327  9.1  0714   0.1  1921   1.3  0512  2009
25 Mon  0128  10.3  1408  9.1  0755   0.1  2003   1.3  0511  2010
26 Tue  0210  10.3  1452  9.0  0838   0.1  2047   1.4  0511  2011
27 Wed  0255  10.3  1538  9.0  0925   0.2  2136   1.4  0510  2012
28 Thu  0343  10.2  1629  9.1  1015   0.2  2230   1.4  0510  2013
29 Fri  0438  10.1  1724  9.3  1108   0.3  2329   1.3  0509  2013
30 Sat  0536  10.0  1820  9.6  ----  ----  1204   0.3  0508  2014
31 Sun  0637  10.0  1916 10.0  0029   1.0  1300   0.2  0508  2015
01 Mon  0740  10.0  2013 10.5  0130   0.6  1357   0.1  0507  2016
02 Tue  0842  10.1  2109 11.0  0231   0.1  1453   0.0  0507  2017
03 Wed  0942  10.2  2203 11.4  0330  -0.5  1548  -0.1  0507  2017
04 Thu  1039  10.3  2254 11.7  0426  -0.9  1641  -0.2  0506  2018
05 Fri  1133  10.4  2344 11.8  0520  -1.2  1733  -0.1  0506  2019
 
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 Friday, May 22, 2020

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.