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Subject:Daily Update - 06/11/2018 - New Haven
Date:Monday, June 11, 2018

New Haven Harbor is at MARSEC Level 1


Tides for New Haven Harbor, New Haven Reach starting with June 11, 2018.

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

M   11      Low   3:44 AM     0.0   5:18 AM    Rise  3:52 AM      12

    11     High   9:53 AM     6.3   8:25 PM     Set  5:55 PM

    11      Low   3:52 PM     0.2

    11     High  10:07 PM     7.4

Tu  12      Low   4:35 AM    -0.4   5:18 AM    Rise  4:32 AM      5

    12     High  10:44 AM     6.5   8:25 PM     Set  7:07 PM

    12      Low   4:42 PM     0.1

    12     High  10:57 PM     7.6

W   13      Low   5:26 AM    -0.7   5:18 AM    Rise  5:18 AM      1

    13     High  11:35 AM     6.7   8:26 PM     Set  8:17 PM

    13      Low   5:34 PM    -0.1

    13     High  11:48 PM     7.7

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... High pressure builds south across the area waters through tonight. This high slides farther offshore into the Atlantic Tuesday and Tuesday night. A cold front then crosses the area Wednesday night, followed a by a series of troughs Thursday into Friday.


E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.


SE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.


S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.

Tue Night

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


S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers. Chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Wed Night

SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.


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

Thu Night

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


NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.

Fri Night

W winds around 5 kt. 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 / /


Terminal Drafts (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”   

Logistec (New London State Pier):           34’-00”

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Notice posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

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.