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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Tuesday, June 08, 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">Shore leave is permitted on a case by case basis by CBP.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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"">Sunny 85°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 91°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 95°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wind SW 10 mph

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 30.01 in

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 60%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 70°

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">A thunderstorm in the area late this afternoon; drink plenty of fluids when outside in the heat


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

<span-family:"Courier New"">A thunderstorm in spots early this evening; otherwise, warm with plenty of clouds

<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 to the southwest brings increased southwest winds and

<span-family:"Courier New"">areas of stratus and fog to the waters. A disturbance aloft may

<span-family:"Courier New"">bring a period of heavy showers and thunderstorms late today into

<span-family:"Courier New"">tonight. High pres then builds into the waters late Wed, settling

<span-family:"Courier New"">over the waters through Thurs.

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

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<span-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">3 ft. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this

<span-family:"Courier New"">afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon.

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas

<span-family:"Courier New"">of fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">3 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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">08 Tue  1102   8.9  2307 10.0  0450   0.7  1653   1.5  0505  2021

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">09 Wed  1143   8.9  2345 10.1  0530   0.6  1733   1.5  0505  2021

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 Thu  ----  ----  1223  8.9  0610   0.5  1812   1.6  0505  2022

11 Fri  0023  10.1  1303  8.8  0649   0.4  1852   1.6  0505  2022

12 Sat  0102  10.1  1343  8.8  0728   0.4  1932   1.6  0505  2023

13 Sun  0142  10.1  1424  8.8  0808   0.4  2014   1.7  0505  2023

14 Mon  0223  10.0  1505  8.8  0850   0.5  2058   1.7  0505  2024

15 Tue  0306   9.9  1548  8.9  0933   0.5  2144   1.7  0505  2024

16 Wed  0352   9.9  1634  9.1  1019   0.5  2236   1.5  0505  2024

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">17 Thu  0442   9.8  1723  9.3  1108   0.5  2330   1.3  0505  2025

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">18 Fri  0537   9.7  1814  9.7  1159   0.5  ----  ----  0505  2025

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">19 Sat  0634   9.7  1906 10.2  0027   1.0  1252   0.5  0505  2025

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 Sun  0733   9.7  2000 10.7  0125   0.5  1346   0.4  0505  2026

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">21 Mon  0833   9.7  2055 11.1  0225   0.1  1442   0.3  0505  2026

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">22 Tue  0933   9.9  2150 11.6 0324 -0.5 1538   0.1 0506  2026

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">23 Wed  1031  10.0  2244 11.9 0420 -0.9 1633   0.0 0506  2026

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<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 BERTH DEPTH, 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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