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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Friday, April 30, 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"">Cloudy 63°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 61°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 65°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wind W 21 mph

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 29.25 in

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 51%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 45°

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Milder with clouds breaking for some sun; winds gusting past 45 mph this afternoon


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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Mostly cloudy and increasingly windy with a couple of showers

<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"">Low pressure in Cape Cod Bay during predawn Friday, will track

<span-family:"Courier New"">northeast into Nova Scotia Friday afternoon and intensify into a

<span-family:"Courier New"">gale center, with NW gales across the Southern New England waters.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Strongest winds will be near shore. The low exits into the North

<span-family:"Courier New"">Atlantic Saturday with winds diminishing across the MA and RI

<span-family:"Courier New"">waters. A cold front moves across New England Sunday, then offshore

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sunday night. The front moves back northward as a warm front Monday

<span-family:"Courier New"">and then stalls over New England, with a series of frontal waves

<span-family:"Courier New"">tracking along the front Tue and Wed.

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

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Patchy fog.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the

<span-family:"Courier New"">afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 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"">.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,

<span-family:"Courier New"">becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.MON NIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Showers likely.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TUE...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. A chance of

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.

<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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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

11 Tue  ----  ----  1209  9.3  0557   0.3  1804   1.2  0524  1956

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12 Wed  0014  10.1  1248  9.2  0634   0.3  1841   1.3  0523  1957

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">13 Thu  0050  10.1  1326  9.1 0712   0.3 1919   1.4 0522  1958

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">14 Fri  0127  10.0  1405  8.9 0751   0.4 1957   1.6 0521  1959

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 Sat  0206   9.9  1446  8.7  0831   0.6 2038   1.8 0520  2000

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">16 Sun  0246   9.7  1528  8.6 0913   0.7 2121   2.0 0519  2001

17 Mon  0329   9.6  1614  8.5 0958   0.9 2209   2.1 0518  2002



<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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<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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