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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Monday, April 26, 2021

<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"">Mostly cloudy 52°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 47°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 58°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wind WNW 25 mph

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 29.85 in

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 30%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 22°

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sunshine; breezy this afternoon


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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Clear

<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"">Between low pressure over Nova Scotia and high pressure over the

<span-family:"Courier New"">Carolinas today. The high nudges in more from the south on Tuesday.

<span-family:"Courier New"">A warm front moves into the region Wednesday. This front remains

<span-family:"Courier New"">nearby the region on Thursday before a cold front moves through late in the week.

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

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<span-family:"Courier New";background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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<span-family:"Courier New"">.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 4 to 7 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the

<span-family:"Courier New"">afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.WED AND WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A

<span-family:"Courier New"">chance of showers.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU AND THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">4 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">6 ft. A chance of showers.

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">4 to 6 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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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

06 Thu  0814   9.3  2054  9.3  0155   1.5  1430   1.0  0530  1950

07 Fri  0914   9.3  2144  9.5  0257   1.3  1524   1.0  0529  1952

08 Sat  1006   9.3  2226  9.7  0351   1.0  1609   1.0  0528  1953

09 Sun  1050   9.4  2304  9.9  0437   0.7  1650   1.0  0527  1954

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.

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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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Army Corp of Engineers<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D"><span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

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

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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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