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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Friday, May 13, 2022

<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-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Mostly sunny, 65°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 68°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 76°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wind E 13 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 30.27 in

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 77%

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 58°

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

Warmer with areas of low clouds and fog early; otherwise, partly sunny<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";background:white">


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

Mild with low clouds<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";background:white">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">High pres will gradually shift east of the waters today. A cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">front will approach New Eng from the west Mon with a chance for

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">shower and a few thunderstorms. High pressure builds back across the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">waters late Monday into Wednesday.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">4 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">3 to 5 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"">12    Thu   0846   9.3  2113   9.8  0235   1.3  1459   0.9  0523  1957

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">13    Fri   0937   9.6  2158  10.4  0327   0.7  1546   0.5  0522  1958

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">14    Sat   1026   9.9  2242  11.0  0417   0.0  1633   0.2  0521  1959

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15    Sun   1114  10.2  2327  11.5  0505  -0.7  1719   0.0  0520  2000

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">16    Mon   ----  ----  1203  10.3  0554  -1.1  1806  -0.1  0519  2001

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">17    Tue   0014  11.8  1254  10.3  0643  -1.4  1855  -0.1  0518  2002

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">18    Wed   0104  11.9  1347  10.1  0734  -1.4  1946   0.1  0517  2003

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">19    Thu   0157  11.7  1442   9.9  0827  -1.2  2040   0.3  0517  2004

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20    Fri   0252  11.4  1540   9.7  0922  -0.8  2137   0.7  0516  2005

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">21    Sat   0351  10.9  1641   9.5  1021  -0.4  2239   1.0  0515  2006

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">22    Sun   0454  10.4  1746   9.4  1122   0.0  2345   1.2  0514  2007

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">23    Mon   0601  10.0  1849   9.5  ----  ----  1224   0.3  0513  2008

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">24    Tue   0707   9.7  1950   9.6  0050   1.2  1324   0.6  0512  2009

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25    Wed   0812   9.5  2047   9.9  0155   1.1  1422   0.8  0512  2010

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">26    Thu   0913   9.4  2138  10.1  0257   0.8  1516   0.9  0511  2010

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">27    Fri   1007   9.4  2222  10.2  0353   0.5  1604   1.0  0510  2011         

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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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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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Notice posted on Friday, May 13, 2022

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.