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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Wednesday, June 24, 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)
 
Cloudy, 79°F
Feels Like 84°F
Today’s High 85°F
Wind SSW 10 mph
Barometer 29.68 in
Visibility 10 mi
Humidity 71%
Dew Point 69°
 
Today:
 
Humid with a couple of brief showers late this morning; an afternoon shower or heavy thunderstorm
 
Tonight:
 
Partly cloudy and less humid
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
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A cold front will approach the waters this afternoon, then push over
the waters tonight. This front may linger across the waters
Thursday, before moving farther offshore Friday. Another low
pressure should pass by to the north of the waters Sunday.
 
Marine Forecast
 
 
.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
 
Boston, MA Tides
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             High                  Low                  Sun
Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set
 
23 Tue  0105  10.7  1347  9.3  0733  -0.2  1941   1.0  0506  2026
24 Wed  0150  10.7  1432  9.4  0818  -0.3  2028   0.9  0506  2026
25 Thu  0237  10.7  1519  9.6  0905  -0.3  2119   0.9  0507  2026
26 Fri  0327  10.6  1609  9.8  0954  -0.3  2213   0.8  0507  2026
27 Sat  0421  10.4  1702 10.0  1046  -0.1  2311   0.7  0508  2026
28 Sun  0519  10.2  1757 10.2  1140   0.0  ----  ----  0508  2026 
29 Mon  0620   9.9  1853 10.5  0011   0.5  1236   0.1  0508  2026
30 Tue  0721   9.7  1950 10.7  0112   0.3  1332   0.3  0509  2026
01 Wed  0825   9.7  2048 11.0  0213   0.0  1430   0.4  0509  2026
02 Thu  0927   9.7  2144 11.2  0314  -0.3  1527   0.4  0510  2026
03 Fri  1025   9.7  2237 11.3  0411  -0.5  1622   0.4  0511  2026
04 Sat  1120   9.7  2328 11.3  0505  -0.7  1714   0.4  0511  2025
05 Sun  ----  ----  1212  9.7  0557  -0.8  1805   0.5  0512  2025 
06 Mon  0019  11.2  1303  9.7  0646  -0.7  1854   0.6  0512  2025
07 Tue  0108  11.0  1351  9.6  0733  -0.5  1942   0.8  0513  2024
08 Wed 0156 10.7 1437 9.4 0819 -0.2 2030   1.0 0514 2024
 
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 Wednesday, June 24, 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.