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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Boston Pilots COVID-19 Precautions.pdf    
USCG Mask Requirement.pdf    

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BOSTON Harbor is at MARSEC Level 1


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">COVID 19 is providing its own unique challenges, requiring all to stay extra vigilant on changing port call conditions and regulations.


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">COVID-19 Corona Virus Information

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The latest Marine Safety Bulletins from USCG Sector BOSTON is attached. Pilot boarding instructions for vessels are also attached. Additional information and links are provided below.


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BOSTON CBP has noted the following:


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Crew changes are being permitted.  Offsigner flights need to be vetted by CBP in advance.


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Crew will be detained on board until further notice. There will be no restrictions on services provided to the vessels (techs / etc). They are leaving it up to the individual company to follow their own response plan to determine if they should board a vessel or not.


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Presidential Proclamations have placed entry restrictions from persons arriving from or through the following countries: Iran, China, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maritime commerce is vital to the U.S. economy and the Coast Guard has the responsibility to safely enable the uninterrupted flow of maritime cargo.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Non-passenger commercial vessels that have been to the countries noted above or embarked crewmembers from the countries noted above within the last 14 days, with no sick crewmembers, will be permitted to enter the U.S. and conduct normal operations, provided that crewmembers remain aboard.


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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston, MA Weather (Current Conditions)


<span-family:"Courier New"">Cloudy 28°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 26°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 30°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wind NW 8 mph

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 30.26 in

<span-family:"Courier New"">Visibility 10 mi

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 50%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 12°


<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today:

<span-family:"Courier New"">Mostly Sunny


<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tonight:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Increasing cloudiness

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">High pres builds into the waters through tonight. A frontal system

<span-family:"Courier New"">developing well south of the region late tonight passes into our far

<span-family:"Courier New"">offshore waters into Thurs. High pres then returns thru Sat. A

<span-family:"Courier New"">coastal storm is possible late on Sunday into Sunday night.


<span-family:"Courier New"">Marine Forecast

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<span-family:"Courier New"">.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of snow showers.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the

<span-family:"Courier New"">afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">6 ft. A chance of snow and rain.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">5 to 7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston, MA Tides

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">             High                  Low                  Sun

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set

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10 Wed  0955  10.6  2236  9.2  0336   0.4  1620  -0.7  0645  1711

11 Thu  1045  10.6  2323  9.4  0428   0.2  1708  -0.7  0643  1712

12 Fri  1133  10.6  ---- ----  0517   0.1  1752  -0.7  0642  1714

13 Sat  0007   9.5  1217 10.4  0603   0.1  1834  -0.5  0641  1715

14 Sun  0048   9.5  1300 10.1  0647   0.1  1914  -0.2  0639  1716

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 Mon  0128   9.4  1342  9.7  0730   0.3  1954   0.2  0638  1718

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">16 Tue  0207   9.3  1425  9.2  0814   0.6  2034   0.6  0637  1719

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">17 Wed  0247   9.1  1510  8.7  0900   0.9  2117   1.1  0635  1720

18 Thu  0331   8.9  1559  8.3  0948   1.1  2204   1.5  0634  1721

19 Fri  0418   8.8  1652  7.9  1041   1.4  2254   1.8  0632  1723

20 Sat  0509   8.6  1748  7.6  1136   1.5  2346   2.0  0631  1724

21 Sun  0603   8.6  1847  7.6  ----  ----  1232   1.5  0629  1725

22 Mon  0700   8.8  1945  7.7  0041   2.0  1330   1.3  0628  1726

23 Tue  0755   9.1  2038  8.0  0137   1.9  1424   0.9  0626  1728

24 Wed  0847   9.5  2126  8.5  0230   1.5 1513   0.4 0625  1729


<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Current Maximum Drafts at Oil Terminals

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Citgo Braintree         36-00 Fresh Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ExxonMobil Everett      38-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Global Chelsea          32-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Global Revere           32-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Gulf Chelsea            35-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Irving Revere           36-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sprague Deepwater       34-00 BERTH DEPTH, Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sunoco East Boston      37-06 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TRT Quincy              29-00 BERTH DEPTH, Salt Water

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">McArdle Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The McArdle Bridge is operating on normal on

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Chelsea Street Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The Chelsea Street Bridge is operating on normal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Fore River Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The Fore River Bridge is operating on normal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MSA Useful Links

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Chart viewer<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> - handy tool for chart reference

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Weather WEB Sites

National Hurricane Center<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

National Data Buoy Center

Dial-A-Buoy<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:blue">

Oceanweather, Inc.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:blue">

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Notice posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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.