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Daily Update - Boston07/31/2020 Normal
Daily Update - Boston07/30/2020 Normal
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Daily Update - Boston07/24/2020 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Thursday, July 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)
 
 
Mostly Cloudy, 79°F
Feels Like 83°F
Today’s High 90°F
Wind SSW 5 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Visibility 10 mi
Humidity 64%
Dew Point 66°
 
Today:
 
More humid with times of clouds and sun; a shower or thunderstorm in spots this afternoon
 
Tonight:
 
A shower or thunderstorm in spots this evening; otherwise, partly cloudy
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
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A cold front will approach the waters today and will move south of
the waters tonight and Fri. High pres builds into New England Sat. A
warm front lifts north of the region Sat night bringing rain and
thunderstorm chances.
 
Marine Forecast
 
 
.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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
 
30 Thu  0811   9.2  2031 10.6  0157   0.1  1411   0.8  0533  2007   
31 Fri  0916   9.2  2130 10.7  0259   0.1  1511   0.9  0535  2006
01 Sat  1015   9.3  2225 10.8  0359  -0.1  1607   0.9  0536  2005
02 Sun  1109   9.4  2316 10.8  0453  -0.2  1700   0.8  0537  2003
03 Mon  1158   9.4  ---- ----  0542  -0.3  1749   0.7  0538  2002
04 Tue  0004  10.7  1243  9.5  0628  -0.2  1836   0.7  0539  2001
05 Wed  0050  10.6  1326  9.5  0710  -0.1  1920   0.8  0540  2000
06 Thu  0134  10.4  1407  9.5  0751   0.1  2004   0.9  0541  1958  
07 Fri  0216  10.1  1446  9.4  0831   0.4  2047   1.0  0542  1957
08 Sat  0258   9.8  1526  9.4  0912   0.7  2132   1.2  0543  1956
09 Sun  0342   9.4  1608  9.3  0953   1.1  2219   1.4  0544  1954
10 Mon  0428   9.0  1652  9.2  1037   1.4  2308   1.6  0545  1953
11 Tue  0518   8.6  1739  9.1  1124   1.7  ----  ----  0546  1952
12 Wed  0609   8.3  1828  9.1  0001   1.6  1212   1.9  0547  1950  
13 Thu  0703   8.1  1919  9.2  0053   1.6  1303   2.0  0548  1949
14 Fri  0759   8.1  2012  9.4  0147   1.5  1356   2.0  0549  1947
 
 
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, July 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.