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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Thursday, April 22, 2021
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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"> 

<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"> 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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"> 

<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"> 

<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"> 

<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.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Frequently Asked Questions: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/covid-19-basics/faq<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">USCG: https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">CBP: https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

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

 

<span-family:"Courier New"">Mostly cloudy 41°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 33°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 52°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wind WNW 20 mph

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 29.63 in

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 34%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 15°

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Showers of rain and snow; gusty winds, low humidity and dry brush result in a high fire threat

 

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Partly cloudy with winds gradually subsiding

<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"">Strong low pres in the Maritimes will bring gale force westerly

<span-family:"Courier New"">winds through this evening. Winds slowly subside into Fri and Sat as

<span-family:"Courier New"">high pres builds south of the waters. Low pres from the mid Atlc

<span-family:"Courier New"">coast will lift NE across the waters Sun, then move to the Maritimes

<span-family:"Courier New"">Mon.

 

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

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<span-family:"Courier New";background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 5 to 8 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">8 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">8 ft.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">5 ft. Rain.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

<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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22 Thu  0736   9.3  2018  8.9  0125   1.8  1403   0.9  0550  1935

23 Fri  0834   9.7  2110  9.6  0223   1.3  1456   0.4  0548  1936

24 Sat  0930  10.2  2158 10.3  0319   0.5  1547   0.0  0547  1937 

25 Sun  1022  10.6  2245 11.1  0412  -0.3  1636  -0.5  0545  1938

26 Mon  1113  10.9  2332 11.6  0503  -1.0  1723  -0.8  0544  1939

27 Tue  ----  ----  1204 11.0  0553  -1.6  1811  -0.9  0542  1940

28 Wed  0020  12.0  1256 11.0  0644  -1.8  1900  -0.8  0541  1942

29 Thu  0110  12.1  1349 10.7  0735  -1.8  1951  -0.5  0539  1943

30 Fri  0201  11.9  1444 10.3  0828  -1.5  2043   0.0  0538  1944

01 Sat  0255  11.5  1541  9.9  0923  -1.0  2139   0.5  0537  1945

02 Sun  0352  10.9  1642  9.4  1022  -0.4  2239   1.0  0535  1946

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">03 Mon  0455  10.3  1748  9.1  1124   0.1  2343   1.4  0534  1947

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">04 Tue  0601   9.8  1853  9.0  ----  ----  1228   0.6  0533  1948

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">05 Wed  0709   9.5  1957  9.1  0049   1.6  1330   0.8  0531  1949

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">06 Thu  0814   9.3  2054  9.3 0155   1.5 1430   1.0 0530  1950

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">07 Fri  0914   9.3  2144  9.5 0257   1.3 1524   1.0 0529  1952

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">08 Sat  1006   9.3  2226  9.7 0351   1.0 1609   1.0 0528  1953

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">09 Sun  1050   9.4  2304  9.9 0437   0.7 1650   1.0 0527  1954

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 Mon  1131   9.3  2339 10.0 0518   0.5 1727   1.1 0525  1955

<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 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""> 

<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.

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

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

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

<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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D">

http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston Harbor Pilot Association, LLC

http://www.bostonpilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

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

NOAA

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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