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Subject:Daily Update - 09/11/2017 - New Haven
Date:Monday, September 11, 2017
"The effects of Sequestration will be felt in most US ports through the elimination of overtime by CBP which may cause delays in the docking/boarding of vessels.  Restrictions differ from port to port. Individual Moran offices will provide updates via Daily emails along with updating Masters via pre arrival messages.  Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the local Moran office"

New Haven Harbor is at MARSEC Level 1

Tides for New Haven Harbor, New Haven Reach starting with September 11, 2017.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 11 High 3:24 AM 6.6 6:28 AM Set 12:07 PM 76
11 Low 9:30 AM 0.2 7:07 PM Rise 10:42 PM
11 High 3:45 PM 7.2
11 Low 10:12 PM 0.1

Tu 12 High 4:21 AM 6.3 6:29 AM Set 1:15 PM 66
12 Low 10:27 AM 0.4 7:06 PM Rise 11:29 PM
12 High 4:42 PM 7.0
12 Low 11:14 PM 0.3

W 13 High 5:22 AM 6.3 6:30 AM Set 2:19 PM 55
13 Low 11:29 AM 0.6 7:04 PM
13 High 5:45 PM 6.9

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... High pressure builds into the region through tonight and then to the south Tuesday. A weak area of low pressure and an attending frontal boundary will slowly approach from the south during the middle of next week. The remnants of Irma will linger near the region late in the week and into the weekend.

N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft or less.
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers. Chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Port:                                                      New Haven, CT
Channel Draft:                                   35'-00" Brackish @ MLW
Tidal range:                                         + 6.0 - 7.0 feet (vessel's over 30 ft draft dock on HW)
Salinity:                                                Brackish Water 1.018 - 1.025 (varies due to river outflow)
Channel bottom:                              Mud
Pilot Boarding area:                         Point Judith P/S 41'.17"N x 71'.30"W (5.0 hours East)
Towage Provider:                            Gateway Towing (203-467-1997)
Line Handlers:                                   Coastline Services (203-627-1671)
USCG:                                                   #203-468-4444 / /

Terminal Drafts in New Haven (All drafts measured in brackish water)

Gulf Oil Terminal:                                             38'-00" + 1' UKC
Magellan T Dock:                                              36'-00"
Magellan Pink Tanks:                                      36'-00"
Shell                                                                      37'-00" + 1' UKC
New Haven Terminal:                                    36'-00"
Gateway Main Dock South Side:               36'-00"
Gateway Main Dock North Side:               28'-00"
Gateway Harbor Terminal:                           36'-00"                 

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Notice posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

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.