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Subject:MAINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, March 13, 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

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

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


STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 10 to
15 ft, building to 13 to 18 ft this afternoon. Rain, snow. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TONIGHT
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 13 to 18 ft,
subsiding to 11 to 16 ft after midnight. Snow and rain in the
evening, then snow after midnight. Vsby Variable to less than one
quarter NM.

WED
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Snow
likely, mainly in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

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. A chance of rain in the
evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.

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.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.




ANZ152-132200-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
348 AM EDT Tue Mar 13 2018

STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 9 to
14 ft, building to 11 to 16 ft this afternoon. Rain, snow. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, becoming NW
15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
Rain, snow. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft,
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft in the afternoon. Snow or rain likely. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM, increasing to 1 to 3 NM in the
afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft
after midnight. A chance of snow showers. A chance of rain in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening with vsby
1 to 3 NM.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.




ANZ150-132200-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
348 AM EDT Tue Mar 13 2018

STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft, building to 11 to 16 ft this afternoon. Rain and snow. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less than one quarter NM this
afternoon.

TONIGHT
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. Rain and snow in the
evening, then snow after midnight. Vsby Variable to less than one
quarter NM.

WED
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
Snow or rain likely. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft
after midnight. A chance of snow showers. A chance of rain in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening with vsby
1 to 3 NM.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.




ANZ153-132200-
Casco Bay-
348 AM EDT Tue Mar 13 2018

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Snow. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Snow. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Snow or rain likely. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening with vsby
1 to 3 NM.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft.




ANZ151-132200-
Penobscot Bay-
348 AM EDT Tue Mar 13 2018

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
NE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less than one
quarter NM this afternoon.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming NW
10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Snow and rain in the evening, then snow after midnight. Vsby
Variable to less than one quarter NM.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Snow or rain. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter NM, increasing
to 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain or
snow in the evening, then a chance of snow and rain showers after
midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of snow and rain showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening with vsby
1 to 3 NM.

FRI
NW winds 10 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.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

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

Notice posted on Tuesday, March 13, 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.