Daily Update

Maine / New Hampshire

May 09, 2024

Notices

CREW CHANGES:
                Portland / Searsport / Bucksport ME and Portsmouth NH:  The port director in Portland ME is allowing crew to sign off and repatriate back home under following conditions:
                                Crew must hold valid US Visa
                                Crew departure flights MUST be direct foreign – NO CONNECTIONS WITHIN US PERMITTED
                                Crew departure flights MUST depart prior to vessel departing port
                   Crew signing off may require PCR testing prior to flights departure - subject to regulations with destination airport

Tides / Currents

PORTLAND TIDES:

May 2024

Th   9     High  12:09 AM    11.5   5:22 AM    Rise  5:58 AM      0
     9      Low   6:36 AM    -1.5   7:53 PM     Set 10:21 PM
     9     High  12:51 PM    10.0
     9      Low   6:44 PM     0.0

F   10     High  12:57 AM    11.2   5:21 AM    Rise  6:44 AM      3
    10      Low   7:26 AM    -1.2   7:54 PM     Set 11:28 PM
    10     High   1:42 PM     9.6
    10      Low   7:33 PM     0.4

Sa  11     High   1:46 AM    10.8   5:20 AM    Rise  7:40 AM      8
    11      Low   8:16 AM    -0.8   7:56 PM
    11     High   2:34 PM     9.2
    11      Low   8:24 PM     0.9

Su  12     High   2:37 AM    10.3   5:18 AM     Set 12:23 AM      15
    12      Low   9:08 AM    -0.2   7:57 PM    Rise  8:44 AM
    12     High   3:27 PM     8.8
    12      Low   9:17 PM     1.3


M   13     High   3:30 AM     9.7   5:17 AM     Set  1:05 AM      24
    13      Low  10:02 AM     0.3   7:58 PM    Rise  9:52 AM
    13     High   4:22 PM     8.5
    13      Low  10:13 PM     1.7

Tu  14     High   4:26 AM     9.2   5:16 AM     Set  1:37 AM      33
    14      Low  10:58 AM     0.8   7:59 PM    Rise 11:00 AM
    14     High   5:19 PM     8.2
    14      Low  11:13 PM     2.0

W   15     High   5:24 AM     8.8   5:15 AM     Set  2:03 AM      42
    15      Low  11:55 AM     1.1   8:00 PM    Rise 12:06 PM
    15     High   6:15 PM     8.2

Th  16      Low  12:14 AM     2.1   5:14 AM     Set  2:23 AM      52
    16     High   6:24 AM     8.5   8:01 PM    Rise  1:10 PM
    16      Low  12:50 PM     1.3
    16     High   7:10 PM     8.2

F   17      Low   1:15 AM     2.0   5:13 AM     Set  2:42 AM      61
    17     High   7:23 AM     8.4   8:02 PM    Rise  2:13 PM
    17      Low   1:42 PM     1.4
    17     High   8:00 PM     8.4

Sa  18      Low   2:11 AM     1.8   5:12 AM     Set  2:58 AM      70
    18     High   8:18 AM     8.3   8:03 PM    Rise  3:14 PM
    18      Low   2:30 PM     1.5
    18     High   8:46 PM     8.7

Su  19      Low   3:01 AM     1.5   5:11 AM     Set  3:15 AM      78
    19     High   9:09 AM     8.3   8:04 PM    Rise  4:17 PM
    19      Low   3:13 PM     1.5
    19     High   9:28 PM     9.0

M   20      Low   3:47 AM     1.1   5:10 AM     Set  3:32 AM      86
    20     High   9:55 AM     8.4   8:05 PM    Rise  5:21 PM
    20      Low   3:53 PM     1.4
    20     High  10:07 PM     9.3

Tu  21      Low   4:28 AM     0.8   5:09 AM     Set  3:51 AM      92
    21     High  10:38 AM     8.5   8:06 PM    Rise  6:28 PM
    21      Low   4:30 PM     1.4
    21     High  10:43 PM     9.6

W   22      Low   5:07 AM     0.5   5:09 AM     Set  4:14 AM      96
    22     High  11:18 AM     8.5   8:07 PM    Rise  7:38 PM
    22      Low   5:06 PM     1.4
    22     High  11:19 PM     9.8

Th  23      Low   5:45 AM     0.3   5:08 AM     Set  4:43 AM      99
    23     High  11:58 AM     8.6   8:08 PM    Rise  8:49 PM
    23      Low   5:43 PM     1.3
    23     High  11:55 PM    10.0

F   24      Low   6:23 AM     0.1   5:07 AM     Set  5:20 AM      99
    24     High  12:37 PM     8.6   8:09 PM    Rise  9:57 PM
    24      Low   6:22 PM     1.3

Sa  25     High  12:33 AM    10.1   5:06 AM     Set  6:08 AM      98
    25      Low   7:03 AM     0.0   8:10 PM    Rise 10:58 PM
    25     High   1:18 PM     8.6
    25      Low   7:03 PM     1.3

Su  26     High   1:15 AM    10.1   5:06 AM     Set  7:09 AM      94
    26      Low   7:45 AM    -0.1   8:11 PM    Rise 11:49 PM
    26     High   2:01 PM     8.6
    26      Low   7:48 PM     1.3



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Portsmouth NH Tides -


May 2024

Th   9     High  12:31 AM     9.9   5:25 AM    Rise  6:03 AM      0
     9      Low   6:53 AM    -1.3   7:54 PM     Set 10:20 PM
     9     High   1:13 PM     8.6
     9      Low   7:01 PM     0.0

F   10     High   1:19 AM     9.6   5:24 AM    Rise  6:49 AM      3
    10      Low   7:43 AM    -1.0   7:55 PM     Set 11:27 PM
    10     High   2:04 PM     8.3
    10      Low   7:50 PM     0.3

Sa  11     High   2:08 AM     9.3   5:23 AM    Rise  7:45 AM      8
    11      Low   8:33 AM    -0.7   7:56 PM
    11     High   2:56 PM     7.9
    11      Low   8:41 PM     0.8

Su  12     High   2:59 AM     8.9   5:22 AM     Set 12:22 AM      15
    12      Low   9:25 AM    -0.2   7:57 PM    Rise  8:49 AM
    12     High   3:49 PM     7.6
    12      Low   9:34 PM     1.1

M   13     High   3:52 AM     8.3   5:21 AM     Set  1:05 AM      24
    13      Low  10:19 AM     0.3   7:58 PM    Rise  9:56 AM
    13     High   4:44 PM     7.3
    13      Low  10:30 PM     1.5

Tu  14     High   4:48 AM     7.9   5:20 AM     Set  1:37 AM      33
    14      Low  11:15 AM     0.7   7:59 PM    Rise 11:04 AM
    14     High   5:41 PM     7.1
    14      Low  11:30 PM     1.7

W   15     High   5:46 AM     7.6   5:19 AM     Set  2:03 AM      42
    15      Low  12:12 PM     0.9   8:00 PM    Rise 12:10 PM
    15     High   6:37 PM     7.1

Th  16      Low  12:31 AM     1.8   5:18 AM     Set  2:24 AM      52
    16     High   6:46 AM     7.3   8:01 PM    Rise  1:13 PM
    16      Low   1:07 PM     1.1
    16     High   7:32 PM     7.1

F   17      Low   1:32 AM     1.7   5:17 AM     Set  2:43 AM      61
    17     High   7:45 AM     7.2   8:02 PM    Rise  2:15 PM
    17      Low   1:59 PM     1.2
    17     High   8:22 PM     7.2

Sa  18      Low   2:28 AM     1.5   5:16 AM     Set  3:00 AM      70
    18     High   8:40 AM     7.1   8:03 PM    Rise  3:16 PM
    18      Low   2:47 PM     1.3
    18     High   9:08 PM     7.5

Su  19      Low   3:18 AM     1.3   5:15 AM     Set  3:17 AM      78
    19     High   9:31 AM     7.1   8:04 PM    Rise  4:18 PM
    19      Low   3:30 PM     1.3
    19     High   9:50 PM     7.7

M   20      Low   4:04 AM     0.9   5:14 AM     Set  3:35 AM      86
    20     High  10:17 AM     7.2   8:05 PM    Rise  5:22 PM
    20      Low   4:10 PM     1.2
    20     High  10:29 PM     8.0

Tu  21      Low   4:45 AM     0.7   5:13 AM     Set  3:54 AM      92
    21     High  11:00 AM     7.3   8:06 PM    Rise  6:29 PM
    21      Low   4:47 PM     1.2
    21     High  11:05 PM     8.3

W   22      Low   5:24 AM     0.4   5:12 AM     Set  4:18 AM      96
    22     High  11:40 AM     7.3   8:07 PM    Rise  7:38 PM
    22      Low   5:23 PM     1.2
    22     High  11:41 PM     8.4

Th  23      Low   6:02 AM     0.3   5:12 AM     Set  4:47 AM      99
    23     High  12:20 PM     7.4   8:08 PM    Rise  8:49 PM
    23      Low   6:00 PM     1.1

F   24     High  12:17 AM     8.6   5:11 AM     Set  5:25 AM      99
    24      Low   6:40 AM     0.1   8:09 PM    Rise  9:56 PM
    24     High  12:59 PM     7.4
    24      Low   6:39 PM     1.1

Sa  25     High  12:55 AM     8.7   5:10 AM     Set  6:13 AM      98
    25      Low   7:20 AM     0.0   8:10 PM    Rise 10:57 PM
    25     High   1:40 PM     7.4
    25      Low   7:20 PM     1.1

Su  26     High   1:37 AM     8.7   5:09 AM     Set  7:13 AM      94
    26      Low   8:02 AM    -0.1   8:11 PM    Rise 11:48 PM
    26     High   2:23 PM     7.4
    26      Low   8:05 PM     1.1

Weather / Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River Ma out to 25 NM High pressure will become centered northeast of the waters for the next several days. An area of low pressure is expected to move offshore of the Mid-Atlantic by early Saturday before lifting to the northeast while remaining east of the waters through Sunday. Broad high pressure is forecast to becoming centered over the western Atlantic early next week bringing a more southerly flow back across the waters.

ANZ154-100400
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out 25 NM
954 AM EDT Thu May 9 2024

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 6 seconds and SE 2 ft at 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: E 2 ft at 5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 5 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.

SAT
NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

ANZ152-100400
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM
954 AM EDT Thu May 9 2024

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 3 ft at 6 seconds and SE 3 ft at 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 4 seconds and S 2 ft at 6 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 7 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

ANZ150-100400
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM
954 AM EDT Thu May 9 2024

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 3 ft at 6 seconds and NE 2 ft at 3 seconds. Patchy fog early this morning. A slight chance of showers late.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NE 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 6 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NE 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 7 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: E 2 ft at 5 seconds.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

ANZ153-100400
Casco Bay
954 AM EDT Thu May 9 2024

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers late this morning and afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

ANZ151-100400
Penobscot Bay
954 AM EDT Thu May 9 2024

TODAY
N winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this morning and afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Port / Terminal Restrictions

TERMINAL DRAFT LIMIATATIONS: (as reported by terminal)

PORTLAND ME
                PORTLAND PIPELINE 50’ 00” SALT WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                GULF OIL 36’00” SALT WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                CITGO/IRVING TERMINAL 34’08” SALT WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                GLOBAL OIL 36’00” BRACKISH WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                BUCKEYE/IRVING 37’00” SALT WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                SPRAGUE ROLLING MILLS 35’00” SALT WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                SPRAGUE MERRILLS MARINE 36’00” SALT WATER DRAFT MAX PERMITTED
                TURNERS ISLAND TERMINAL 23’00” SALT WATER DARFT 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 33’00” 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 39’00" MAX DRAFT PERMITTED

BUCKSPORT ME (ALL DRAFTS FOR BUCKSPORT ARE BRACKISH WATER)
                WEBBER TANKS 35’00” MAX DRAFT PERMITTED

Disclaimer: For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the information contained in this website 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.

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