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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Monday, July 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">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, 88°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 94°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High, 90°F

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 29.84 in

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 44%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 64°

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humid and warmer with times of sun and clouds; wildfire smoke will cause the sky to be hazy


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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Clear to partly cloudy

<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 lingers through mid week with periodic shower and

<span-family:"Courier New"">thunderstorm chances each day.  High pressure briefly moves in on

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wednesday followed by low pressure and showers Thursday into Friday.

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

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">around 2 ft.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">4 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 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  0112  11.3  1353 10.0  0735  -0.8  1949   0.3  0529  2011

27 Tue  0203  10.9  1441  9.9  0823  -0.4  2039   0.5  0530  2010

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">28 Wed  0253  10.5  1528  9.8  0910   0.0  2129   0.8  0531  2009

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">29 Thu  0343   9.9  1614  9.6  0956   0.5  2221   1.1  0532  2008

30 Fri  0433   9.4  1702  9.4  1044   1.0  2315   1.3  0533  2007

31 Sat  0526   8.9  1751  9.3  1132   1.5  ----  ----  0534  2006

01 Sun  0620   8.5  1841  9.2  0009   1.5  1222   1.8  0535  2005

02 Mon  0716   8.2  1933  9.2  0104   1.6  1313   2.1  0536  2004

03 Tue  0812   8.1  2025  9.3  0159   1.6  1405   2.2  0537  2002

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">04 Wed  0908   8.1  2117  9.4  0254   1.5  1457   2.1  0538  2001

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">05 Thu  0959   8.3  2204  9.7  0345   1.2  1547   1.9  0539  2000

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">06 Fri  1045   8.5  2248 10.0  0431   0.9  1633   1.7  0540  1959

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">07 Sat  1127   8.8  2331 10.2  0514   0.6  1717   1.4  0542  1957

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">08 Sun  ----  ----  1208  9.1  0555   0.3  1800   1.1  0543  1956

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">09 Mon  0012  10.4  1248  9.4  0635   0.0  1843   0.8  0544  1955

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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"">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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Notice posted on Monday, July 26, 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.