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Subject:Daily Update - 09/12/2017 - New Haven
Date:Tuesday, September 12, 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 12, 2017.

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

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

Th  14      Low  12:19 AM     0.3   6:31 AM    Rise 12:23 AM      43

    14     High   6:27 AM     6.2   7:02 PM     Set  3:19 PM

    14      Low  12:34 PM     0.6

    14     High   6:51 PM     6.9

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis Tue Sep 12 2017 .Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... High pressure gradually slides to the south and east today through Wednesday, allowing a weak front to approach the region Wednesday. The remnants of Irma moving close to the region Thursday through Friday night. These features move east of the region this weekend. $$

TodayNW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.

TonightW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.

WedSW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.

Wed NightSW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.

ThuSW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.

Thu NightS winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms.

FriSE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms.

Fri NightSE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of tstms in the evening. Chance of showers.

SatE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.

Sat NightSE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less. 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 / /  <span

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 Tuesday, September 12, 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.