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Subject:Daily Update - 08/03/2018 - New Haven
Date:Friday, August 03, 2018

New Haven Harbor is at MARSEC Level 1


Tides for New Haven Harbor, New Haven Reach starting with August 3, 2018.

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

F    3     High   4:10 AM     6.2   5:49 AM     Set 12:14 PM      70

     3      Low  10:18 AM     0.5   8:06 PM    Rise 11:48 PM

     3     High   4:34 PM     6.5

     3      Low  10:55 PM     0.7

Sa   4     High   5:01 AM     6.0   5:50 AM     Set  1:18 PM      60

     4      Low  11:08 AM     0.7   8:05 PM

     4     High   5:25 PM     6.6

     4      Low  11:52 PM     0.7

Su   5     High   5:59 AM     5.9   5:51 AM    Rise 12:21 AM      49

     5      Low  12:03 PM     0.7   8:04 PM     Set  2:25 PM

     5     High   6:21 PM     6.7

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... Bermuda high pressure will remain over the western Atlantic through Saturday. A weak frontal boundary gradually approaches into Saturday and passes through Saturday night. Weak high pressure builds over the waters Sunday into early next week. A weak cold front will approach on Tuesday.


SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Slight chance of showers and tstms.


S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms after midnight.


S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Showers and tstms likely.

Sat Night

SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms in the evening.


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

Sun Night

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


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

Mon Night

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


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

Tue Night

SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms after midnight. 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”

“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”

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Notice posted on Friday, August 03, 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.