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Daily Update - Boston10/26/2020 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Thursday, October 08, 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, 52°F
Feels Like 45°F
Today’s High 63°F
Wind W 16 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Visibility 10 mi
Humidity 52%
Dew Point 35°F
 
Today:
 
Mostly sunny, windy and cooler
 
Tonight:
 
Mainly clear
 
Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:
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High pres will build from the Great Lakes to New England today, then
will become centered S of New England Fri and Sat. A cold front is
expected to cross the waters Sunday. High pres should build across
northern New England Mon, before low pres tracks from the Plains to
the Great Lakes Tue.
 
Marine Forecast
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
 
.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the
evening. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
5 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
 
 
08 Thu  0407   8.5  1615  9.3  1006   2.0  2245   1.3  0648  1814  
09 Fri  0458   8.3  1706  9.3  1056   2.2  2339   1.3  0649  1813  
10 Sat  0553   8.2  1802  9.3  1152   2.2  ----  ----  0650  1811  
11 Sun  0649   8.3  1901  9.5  0035   1.2  1250   2.0  0651  1809  
12 Mon  0746   8.7  2000  9.9  0131   1.0  1348   1.5  0652  1808
13 Tue  0842   9.3  2059 10.3  0227   0.5  1447   0.9  0654  1806  
14 Wed  0934  10.1  2154 10.8  0321   0.0  1543   0.1  0655  1804  
15 Thu  1023  10.8  2246 11.2  0412  -0.5  1636  -0.6  0656  1803  
16 Fri  1111  11.5  2338 11.4  0501  -0.9  1728  -1.3  0657  1801  
17 Sat  ----  ----  1200 11.9  0550  -1.1  1819  -1.7  0658  1800  
18 Sun  0030  11.4  1249 12.1  0639  -1.1  1911  -1.8  0659  1758  
19 Mon  0123  11.1  1340 12.0  0728  -0.8  2003  -1.6  0701  1756
20 Tue  0217  10.7  1432 11.7  0819  -0.4  2057  -1.2  0702  1755
21 Wed  0313  10.2  1526 11.2  0913   0.2  2153  -0.6  0703  1753
22 Thu 0412   9.7 1625 10.6 1010   0.8 2254   0.0 0704 1752  
23 Fri 0516   9.2 1729 10.1 1112   1.3 2357   0.4 0705 1750  
24 Sat 0622   9.0 1835 9.7  ---- ----  1216   1.6 0707 1749  
25 Sun 0726   8.9 1940 9.5 0101   0.8 1320   1.7 0708 1748  
26 Mon 0826   9.0 2041 9.4 0202   0.9 1423   1.6 0709 1746                                                                                              
 
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 BERTH DEPTH, Salt Water
Sunoco East Boston      37-06 Salt Water
TRT Quincy              29-00 BERTH DEPTH, 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 08, 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.