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Daily Update - Boston06/30/2020 Normal
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Daily Update - Boston06/23/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston06/19/2020 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Tuesday, June 30, 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, 64°F
Feels Like 61°F
Today’s High 72°F
Wind N 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Visibility 7 mi
Humidity 93%
Dew Point 62°
 
Today:
 
Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm
 
Tonight:
 
Cloudy with a couple of showers
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
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Slow-moving low pres to move west and inland today, and move further
west into interior New England on Wednesday. Unsettled weather will
continue through midweek.
 
Marine Forecast
 
 
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers. Isolated tstms this morning. Patchy
fog this morning. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, small hail,
and heavy rainfall this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
 
Boston, MA Tides
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             High                  Low                  Sun
Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set
 
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
09 Thu  0242  10.3  1521  9.3  0903   0.2  2117   1.3  0515  2024
10 Fri  0329   9.9  1606  9.2  0948   0.6  2207   1.5  0515  2023
11 Sat 0417   9.5 1653 9.1 1034   1.0 2258   1.7 0516 2023
12 Sun 0507   9.1 1740 9.1 1121   1.3 2350   1.7 0517 2022
13 Mon 0559   8.7 1827 9.1  ---- ----  1209   1.6 0518 2021
14 Tue 0652   8.5 1916 9.2 0043   1.7 1257   1.8 0519 2021
 
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, June 30, 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.