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Subject:MAINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, April 12, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:
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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
April 2018


Th 12 Low 3:06 AM 1.4 6:03 AM Rise 4:40 AM 18
12 High 9:18 AM 8.9 7:21 PM Set 3:43 PM
12 Low 3:34 PM 0.8
12 High 9:48 PM 8.8

F 13 Low 3:52 AM 0.9 6:01 AM Rise 5:10 AM 11
13 High 10:03 AM 9.2 7:22 PM Set 4:48 PM
13 Low 4:14 PM 0.5
13 High 10:28 PM 9.3

Sa 14 Low 4:34 AM 0.4 6:00 AM Rise 5:39 AM 5
14 High 10:45 AM 9.5 7:23 PM Set 5:54 PM
14 Low 4:53 PM 0.2
14 High 11:05 PM 9.8

Su 15 Low 5:14 AM -0.1 5:58 AM Rise 6:08 AM 1
15 High 11:26 AM 9.8 7:24 PM Set 7:01 PM
15 Low 5:30 PM -0.1
15 High 11:43 PM 10.2

M 16 Low 5:55 AM -0.5 5:56 AM Rise 6:39 AM 0
16 High 12:07 PM 10.0 7:26 PM Set 8:11 PM
16 Low 6:10 PM -0.2

Tu 17 High 12:21 AM 10.5 5:55 AM Rise 7:12 AM 0
17 Low 6:37 AM -0.8 7:27 PM Set 9:21 PM
17 High 12:50 PM 10.0
17 Low 6:51 PM -0.3

W 18 High 1:02 AM 10.8 5:53 AM Rise 7:50 AM 3
18 Low 7:21 AM -1.0 7:28 PM Set 10:31 PM
18 High 1:35 PM 10.0
18 Low 7:35 PM -0.2

Th 19 High 1:47 AM 10.9 5:51 AM Rise 8:33 AM 9
19 Low 8:09 AM -1.0 7:29 PM Set 11:39 PM
19 High 2:24 PM 9.8
19 Low 8:23 PM 0.0

F 20 High 2:36 AM 10.8 5:50 AM Rise 9:24 AM 17
20 Low 9:01 AM -0.9 7:30 PM
20 High 3:17 PM 9.5
20 Low 9:15 PM 0.3

Sa 21 High 3:29 AM 10.5 5:48 AM Set 12:42 AM 26
21 Low 9:57 AM -0.6 7:31 PM Rise 10:21 AM
21 High 4:16 PM 9.3
21 Low 10:14 PM 0.6

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Portsmouth NH Tides -


April 2018
Th 12 Low 3:23 AM 1.2 6:06 AM Rise 4:42 AM 18
12 High 9:40 AM 7.7 7:22 PM Set 3:46 PM
12 Low 3:51 PM 0.7
12 High 10:10 PM 7.6

F 13 Low 4:09 AM 0.8 6:04 AM Rise 5:12 AM 11
13 High 10:25 AM 7.9 7:23 PM Set 4:50 PM
13 Low 4:31 PM 0.4
13 High 10:50 PM 8.0

Sa 14 Low 4:51 AM 0.3 6:03 AM Rise 5:41 AM 5
14 High 11:07 AM 8.2 7:24 PM Set 5:56 PM
14 Low 5:10 PM 0.2
14 High 11:27 PM 8.4

Su 15 Low 5:31 AM -0.1 6:01 AM Rise 6:10 AM 1
15 High 11:48 AM 8.4 7:25 PM Set 7:03 PM
15 Low 5:47 PM -0.1

M 16 High 12:05 AM 8.8 5:59 AM Rise 6:41 AM 0
16 Low 6:12 AM -0.4 7:27 PM Set 8:12 PM
16 High 12:29 PM 8.6
16 Low 6:27 PM -0.2

Tu 17 High 12:43 AM 9.0 5:58 AM Rise 7:15 AM 0
17 Low 6:54 AM -0.7 7:28 PM Set 9:22 PM
17 High 1:12 PM 8.6
17 Low 7:08 PM -0.3

W 18 High 1:24 AM 9.3 5:56 AM Rise 7:53 AM 3
18 Low 7:38 AM -0.9 7:29 PM Set 10:32 PM
18 High 1:57 PM 8.6
18 Low 7:52 PM -0.2

Th 19 High 2:09 AM 9.4 5:54 AM Rise 8:37 AM 9
19 Low 8:26 AM -0.9 7:30 PM Set 11:40 PM
19 High 2:46 PM 8.4
19 Low 8:40 PM 0.0

F 20 High 2:58 AM 9.3 5:53 AM Rise 9:28 AM 17
20 Low 9:18 AM -0.8 7:31 PM
20 High 3:39 PM 8.2
20 Low 9:32 PM 0.3

Sa 21 High 3:51 AM 9.0 5:51 AM Set 12:43 AM 26
21 Low 10:14 AM -0.5 7:32 PM Rise 10:25 AM
21 High 4:38 PM 8.0
21 Low 10:31 PM 0.5

Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
844 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THIS AFTERNOON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Rain in the evening.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the
afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft
after midnight. A chance of rain.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Rain likely.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain likely.

MON
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
Rain.

MON NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to
13 ft. Rain.




ANZ152-130245-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
844 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THIS AFTERNOON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Rain, mainly in the
evening.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Rain likely.

MON
SE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
Rain.

MON NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 11 to
13 ft. Rain.




ANZ150-130245-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
844 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THIS AFTERNOON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight.
Rain.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas
7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. A chance of
rain in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain in the
evening, then a chance of rain and snow after midnight with vsby
1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain likely.

MON
SE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
Rain.

MON NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to
13 ft. Rain.




ANZ153-130245-
Casco Bay-
844 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain likely.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Rain likely.

MON
SE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Rain.

MON NIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Rain.




ANZ151-130245-
Penobscot Bay-
844 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THIS AFTERNOON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in
the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain. A chance of snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain likely.

MON
SE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Rain.

MON NIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Rain.




Notice posted on Thursday, April 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.