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Subject:MAINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, March 12, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:***************************
The National Homeland Security Advisory System is at Yellow (MARSEC Level I), or an elevated level of threat for the Ports of Maine and New Hampshire.

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TERMINAL DRAFT LIMIATATIONS:

PORTLAND ME (ALL DRAFTS FOR PORTLAND ARE SALT WATER)
PORTLAND PIPELINE 52' 00" MAX PERMITTED
GULF OIL 36'00" MAX PERMITTED
CITGO/IRVING TERMINAL 34'00" MAX PERMITTED
GLOBAL OIL 38'00" BRACKISH DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
BUCKEYE/IRVING 37'00" MAX PERMITTED
SPRAGUE ROLLING MILLS 35'00" MAX PERMITTED
SPRAGUE MERRILLS MARINE 36'00" MAX PERMITTED
TURNERS ISLAND TERMINAL 23'00" MAX PERMITTED


PORTSMOUTH NH (ALL DRAFTS FOR PORTSMOUTH ARE SALT WATER)
GRANITE STATE MINERAL 35'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED
NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE PORT AUTHORITY 35'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED
IRVING OIL TERMINAL 36'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED
PUBLIC SERVICE NEW HAMPSHIRE 35'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED
SPRAGUE AVERY LANE / SEA 3 36'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED
SPRAGUE RIVER ROAD 34'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED

SEARSPORT ME (ALL DRAFTS FOR SEARSPORT SALT WATER)
LIQUID BERTH:
***SPRAGUE ENERGY HAS ADVISED THEY WILL ACCEPT ANY VESSEL WITH DRAFT OF 28'00" OR LESS ANYTIME***
***SPRAGUE ENERGY HAS ADVISED ANY VESSEL WITH DRAFT OVER 28'00" UPD TO MAX 35'00" WILL BE ACCEPTED USING A 2 FENDER SYSTEM TO BREAST OFF THE BERTH**
MACKPOINT / SPRAGUE BULK PIER 37'00 MAX DRAFT PERMITTED

BUCKSPORT ME (ALL DRAFTS FOR BUCKSPORT ARE BRACKISH WATER)
WEBBER TANKS 35'00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED

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PORTLAND TIDES:


Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

March 2018


M 12 Low 2:05 AM 1.8 6:58 AM Rise 4:18 AM 28
12 High 8:20 AM 8.5 6:43 PM Set 1:59 PM
12 Low 2:49 PM 1.1
12 High 9:03 PM 7.9

Tu 13 Low 2:59 AM 1.6 6:57 AM Rise 4:59 AM 20
13 High 9:13 AM 8.8 6:45 PM Set 2:55 PM
13 Low 3:38 PM 0.8
13 High 9:50 PM 8.2

W 14 Low 3:47 AM 1.3 6:55 AM Rise 5:36 AM 13
14 High 10:00 AM 9.1 6:46 PM Set 3:55 PM
14 Low 4:20 PM 0.5
14 High 10:32 PM 8.6

Th 15 Low 4:29 AM 0.9 6:53 AM Rise 6:10 AM 7
15 High 10:41 AM 9.4 6:47 PM Set 4:56 PM
15 Low 4:58 PM 0.3
15 High 11:09 PM 8.9

F 16 Low 5:08 AM 0.5 6:51 AM Rise 6:41 AM 3
16 High 11:20 AM 9.6 6:48 PM Set 5:59 PM
16 Low 5:33 PM 0.0
16 High 11:44 PM 9.3

Sa 17 Low 5:45 AM 0.2 6:49 AM Rise 7:10 AM 0
17 High 11:57 AM 9.8 6:50 PM Set 7:03 PM
17 Low 6:07 PM -0.2

Su 18 High 12:18 AM 9.6 6:48 AM Rise 7:39 AM 0
18 Low 6:22 AM -0.1 6:51 PM Set 8:09 PM
18 High 12:34 PM 9.9
18 Low 6:41 PM -0.3

M 19 High 12:53 AM 9.9 6:46 AM Rise 8:08 AM 1
19 Low 7:00 AM -0.4 6:52 PM Set 9:16 PM
19 High 1:12 PM 9.9
19 Low 7:18 PM -0.3

Tu 20 High 1:30 AM 10.1 6:44 AM Rise 8:39 AM 5
20 Low 7:41 AM -0.5 6:53 PM Set 10:24 PM
20 High 1:53 PM 9.8
20 Low 7:58 PM -0.2

W 21 High 2:10 AM 10.2 6:42 AM Rise 9:13 AM 11
21 Low 8:26 AM -0.5 6:54 PM Set 11:32 PM
21 High 2:38 PM 9.6
21 Low 8:42 PM -0.1

Th 22 High 2:55 AM 10.2 6:40 AM Rise 9:52 AM 19
22 Low 9:15 AM -0.5 6:56 PM
22 High 3:28 PM 9.3
22 Low 9:31 PM 0.2

F 23 High 3:45 AM 10.1 6:39 AM Set 12:40 AM 29
23 Low 10:09 AM -0.3 6:57 PM Rise 10:37 AM
23 High 4:24 PM 9.0
23 Low 10:26 PM 0.5

Sa 24 High 4:42 AM 9.9 6:37 AM Set 1:46 AM 40
24 Low 11:10 AM -0.1 6:58 PM Rise 11:29 AM
24 High 5:27 PM 8.7
24 Low 11:28 PM 0.8


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Portsmouth NH Tides -

March 2018

M 12 Low 2:22 AM 1.5 7:00 AM Rise 4:18 AM 28
12 High 8:42 AM 7.3 6:46 PM Set 2:03 PM
12 Low 3:06 PM 0.9
12 High 9:25 PM 6.8

Tu 13 Low 3:16 AM 1.4 6:58 AM Rise 5:00 AM 20
13 High 9:35 AM 7.6 6:47 PM Set 2:59 PM
13 Low 3:55 PM 0.7
13 High 10:12 PM 7.1

W 14 Low 4:04 AM 1.1 6:57 AM Rise 5:37 AM 13
14 High 10:22 AM 7.8 6:48 PM Set 3:58 PM
14 Low 4:37 PM 0.4
14 High 10:54 PM 7.4

Th 15 Low 4:46 AM 0.8 6:55 AM Rise 6:11 AM 7
15 High 11:03 AM 8.1 6:49 PM Set 4:59 PM
15 Low 5:15 PM 0.3
15 High 11:31 PM 7.7

F 16 Low 5:25 AM 0.4 6:53 AM Rise 6:42 AM 3
16 High 11:42 AM 8.3 6:50 PM Set 6:02 PM
16 Low 5:50 PM 0.0

Sa 17 High 12:06 AM 8.0 6:51 AM Rise 7:12 AM 0
17 Low 6:02 AM 0.2 6:52 PM Set 7:06 PM
17 High 12:19 PM 8.4
17 Low 6:24 PM -0.2

Su 18 High 12:40 AM 8.3 6:50 AM Rise 7:41 AM 0
18 Low 6:39 AM -0.1 6:53 PM Set 8:11 PM
18 High 12:56 PM 8.5
18 Low 6:58 PM -0.3

M 19 High 1:15 AM 8.5 6:48 AM Rise 8:11 AM 1
19 Low 7:17 AM -0.3 6:54 PM Set 9:17 PM
19 High 1:34 PM 8.5
19 Low 7:35 PM -0.3

Tu 20 High 1:52 AM 8.7 6:46 AM Rise 8:42 AM 5
20 Low 7:58 AM -0.4 6:55 PM Set 10:25 PM
20 High 2:15 PM 8.4
20 Low 8:15 PM -0.2

W 21 High 2:32 AM 8.8 6:44 AM Rise 9:16 AM 11
21 Low 8:43 AM -0.4 6:56 PM Set 11:33 PM
21 High 3:00 PM 8.3
21 Low 8:59 PM -0.1

Th 22 High 3:17 AM 8.8 6:43 AM Rise 9:56 AM 19
22 Low 9:32 AM -0.4 6:58 PM
22 High 3:50 PM 8.0
22 Low 9:48 PM 0.2

F 23 High 4:07 AM 8.7 6:41 AM Set 12:41 AM 29
23 Low 10:26 AM -0.3 6:59 PM Rise 10:41 AM
23 High 4:46 PM 7.7
23 Low 10:43 PM 0.4

Sa 24 High 5:04 AM 8.5 6:39 AM Set 1:46 AM 40
24 Low 11:27 AM -0.1 7:00 PM Rise 11:33 AM
24 High 5:49 PM 7.5
24 Low 11:45 PM 0.7

Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
337 AM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE
20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the
evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM,
decreasing to Variable to less than one quarter NM after midnight.

TUE
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft,
building to 12 to 17 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming W
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 12 to 17 ft,
subsiding to 10 to 15 ft after midnight. Snow. Rain after midnight.
Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Snow with a chance of rain
in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.




ANZ152-122145-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
337 AM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NE
20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Rain and snow after midnight.

TUE
NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft,
building to 11 to 16 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming NW
15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 12 to 17 ft,
subsiding to 10 to 15 ft after midnight. Snow and rain. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Snow with a chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain and
snow in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.




ANZ150-122145-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
337 AM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

TONIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to
20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Snow likely with a chance of
rain after midnight.

TUE
NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
building to 11 to 16 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, becoming NW
15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 12 to 17 ft,
subsiding to 10 to 15 ft after midnight. Snow and rain. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Snow with a chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain and
snow in the afternoon. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM in
the morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of rain in the
evening.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.




ANZ153-122145-
Casco Bay-
337 AM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E with gusts up to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then 1 to 2 ft this afternoon.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow with a chance of
rain after midnight.

TUE
NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Snow. Vsby Variable to
less than one quarter NM.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming NW
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. Snow. Vsby Variable to less
than one quarter NM.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Snow,
mainly in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
1 foot or less.




ANZ151-122145-
Penobscot Bay-
337 AM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NE
10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Snow likely after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
NE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Snow. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW
10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Snow. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Rain likely. Snow. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM in the
morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.

THU
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.


Notice posted on Monday, March 12, 2018

Disclaimer
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.