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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Monday, August 01, 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"">Cloudy, 74‎°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 74°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 85°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wind 9 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 83%

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Pressure 30.02 in

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today A chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tonight Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tuesday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tuesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

<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"">Low pressure will pass crosses the southern waters of New England

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">today bringing showers. Scattered showers or thunderstorms possible

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tuesday afternoon as a weak cold front approaches. High pressure

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">returns to the waters for Wednesday and Thursday. Low pressure

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">brings the return of rain and thunderstorm chances Thursday night

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">and Friday.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers this morning.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">showers and tstms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers and tstms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WED...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Waves 1 foot or less.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">becoming NW around 5 kt. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 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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01    Mon   0210  10.0  1442   9.3  0829   0.4  2042   1.1  0535  2005

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">02    Tue   0250  9.9   1519   9.5  0907   0.4  2125   1.0  0536  2004

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">03    Wed   0333  9.7   1600  9.7   0948   0.6  2213   0.9  0537  2003 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">04    Thu   0419  9.5   1644  9.9   1033   0.7  2304   0.8  0538  2001 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">05    Fri   0510  9.2   1734  10.1  1121   0.9  2359   0.7  0539  2000 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">06    Sat   0606  9.0   1827  10.3              1214   1.0  0540  1959 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">07    Sun   0705  8.9   1925  10.5  0058  0.5   1311   1.1  0541  1958 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">08    Mon   0808  8.9   2026  10.8  0159  0.3   1411   1.0  0542  1956 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">09    Tue   0912  9.1   2127  11.1  0301  0.0   1513   0.7  0543  1955 

10    Wed   1013  9.5   2227  11.4  0401 -0.5   1613   0.4  0544  1954 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">11    Thu   1110  9.8   2324  11.6  0458 -0.8   1710   0.0  0545  1952 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12    Fri   ---- ----   1205  10.2  055  -1.1   1805  -0.2  0547  1951

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">13    Wed   1125  9.8   11:36 11.9  0514  -1.0  1724  0.1  0517  2022 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">14    Thu               12:21 10.0  0608  -1.3  1819  -0.1  0518  2021 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15    Fri   0032  11.9  1:17  10.2  0702  -1.4  1914  -0.2  0519  2021 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">16    Sat   0129  11.8  2:12  10.3  0755  -1.2  2010  -0.1  0520  2020 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">17    Sun   0225  11.4  3:06  10.3  0846  -0.9  2105  0.1  0521  2019 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">18    Mon   0321  10.9  3:59  10.2  0938  -0.5  2202  0.4  0522  2018 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">19    Tue   0417  10.3  4:53  10.1  1031  0.1  2301  0.7  0522  2018

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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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Oceanweather, Inc.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:blue">

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Notice posted on Monday, August 01, 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.