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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Thursday, August 04, 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"">Mostly Sunny, 77‎°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 81°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 98°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wind, ENE 8 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 70%

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Pressure 29.95 in

Mostly sunny, the temperature breaking the record of 96 set in 1928 and humid; one of the hottest days of the year; stay hydrated


<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"">Fog is possible Thursday morning near Cape Cod and the southern

<span-family:"Courier New"">coastal waters. Wind Thursday afternoon will pick up out of the SW

<span-family:"Courier New"">gusting 15-20 knots. Continued strong SW winds on Friday with a

<span-family:"Courier New"">chance for showers and storms in the late afternoon to evening.

.<span-family:"Courier New"">TODAY...S winds around 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with

<span-family:"Courier New"">gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after

<span-family:"Courier New"">midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.MON AND MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Gusts up

<span-family:"Courier New"">to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 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

<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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<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

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National Data Buoy Center

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

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Notice posted on Thursday, August 04, 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.