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Subject:WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 3/18/16
Date:Friday, March 18, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION

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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)

Harbor Entrance - 41.0 ft

Main Channel - 41.0 ft

 

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:

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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

 

ADM Terminal 34 ft Max Draft 675 Max LOA

Gold Bond Terminal Max Draft 32 ft Max LOA 600 ft

KINDER MORGAN RIVERROAD MAX DRAFT 38 FEET

AXION/CHEMSERVE WILMINGTON/ Koch / Amoco / Mobil Oil Terminal Max Draft 37 ft Max LOA 700 ft

Apex Terminal Max Draft 35’ 4” Ft Max ANYTIME LOA 770 ft

KINDER MORGAN WOODBINE/ Paktank Terminal Max Draft 38 ft Max LOA 750 ft     

Chemserve 37 ft Max LOA 601 - DISCHARGE RATE FOR UAN SOLUTION –500 LIQUID S/T PER HR 1 EIGHT INCH HOSE

Buckeye Terminal Max Draft (7/1/15) 34.25’ / (8/2/15) 33.5’ -CHANGES EACH MONTH – need High water

Colonial Terminal Max Draft 33 ft Max LOA 700 ft

Kinder Morgan Terminal Max Draft 31 ft Max LOA 535 ft

Arcadian / W.R. Grace / Nitrex / PCS Phosphate Terminal Max Draft 25 ft Max LOA 535 ft

PORT DOCK 1 - MAX DRAFT ON ARRIVAL 41 FEET FRESH WATER ON HIGH TIDE  

MAX DRAFT ON DEPARTURE 40 FEET FRESH WATER ON HIGH TIDE WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA 

MAX PANAMA SIZE VESSEL

 

Tide restrictions vary depending on terminal and vessel draft

 

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VESSEL TRAFFIC (TANKERS):   

 

WILMINGTON: IN PORT:  NONE

              DUE:  MISS MARINA – 3/22

        

MOREHEAD CITY: IN PORT: NONE

                DUE:    NONE

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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:

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96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG

 

48 Hours - advance receipt of crew list by Immigration for any vessel arriving from a foreign port, or arriving coast wise with detained crew.

 

24 Hours (minimum) - Foreign cargo must have manifest submitted to Customs & Border Patrol AMS.  Bond must be filed for Foreign flag vessels or U.S. flag arriving with foreign cargo aboard.  24 Hours - advance notice to Pilots

 

24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by Terminal.

 

72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading figures for all bulk cargo.

 

Port Security - All persons doing business within Port Authority property must have security pass from NCSPA.  All persons wanting unescorted access to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.

 

Current Articles: NONE

 

CURRENT EVENTS: - 03/24 - The Board of Directors of the North Carolina State Ports Authority will meet on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Board Room of the North Carolina Maritime Building located at 2202 Burnett Boulevard, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">04/28 - The Board of Directors of the North Carolina State Ports Authority will meet on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Board Room of the North Carolina Maritime Building located at 2202 Burnett Boulevard, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

 

HURRICANE ALERT LEVEL:  5/OUT OF SEASON

 

 

Tides for Wilmington NC   

 

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

                     /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

 

MARCH 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   18      Low  12:43 AM     0.2   7:17 AM     Set  4:17 AM      71

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18     High   6:37 AM     4.7   7:22 PM    Rise  3:13 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18      Low   1:25 PM     0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18     High   7:02 PM     4.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  19      Low   1:39 AM     0.2   7:16 AM     Set  4:59 AM      80

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19     High   7:32 AM     4.7   7:23 PM    Rise  4:09 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19      Low   2:16 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19     High   7:56 PM     4.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  20      Low   2:31 AM     0.1   7:15 AM     Set  5:37 AM      87

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20     High   8:23 AM     4.7   7:24 PM    Rise  5:04 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20      Low   3:05 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20     High   8:46 PM     4.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   21      Low   3:21 AM     0.1   7:13 AM     Set  6:12 AM      93

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21     High   9:09 AM     4.7   7:24 PM    Rise  5:59 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21      Low   3:50 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21     High   9:32 PM     4.9

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  22      Low   4:08 AM     0.1   7:12 AM     Set  6:45 AM      97

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22     High   9:53 AM     4.7   7:25 PM    Rise  6:53 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22      Low   4:33 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22     High  10:16 PM     4.9

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   23      Low   4:52 AM     0.1   7:10 AM     Set  7:18 AM      99

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23     High  10:34 AM     4.7   7:26 PM    Rise  7:47 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23      Low   5:12 PM     0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23     High  10:57 PM     4.9

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  24      Low   5:33 AM     0.1   7:09 AM     Set  7:50 AM      99

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24     High  11:13 AM     4.6   7:27 PM    Rise  8:40 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24      Low   5:49 PM     0.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24     High  11:35 PM     4.8

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   25      Low   6:13 AM     0.2   7:08 AM     Set  8:22 AM      98

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25     High  11:50 AM     4.4   7:28 PM    Rise  9:33 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25      Low   6:21 PM     0.4

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  26     High  12:10 AM     4.7   7:06 AM     Set  8:56 AM      95

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26      Low   6:50 AM     0.3   7:28 PM    Rise 10:26 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26     High  12:25 PM     4.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26      Low   6:50 PM     0.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  27     High  12:39 AM     4.6   7:05 AM     Set  9:32 AM      90

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27      Low   7:26 AM     0.4   7:29 PM    Rise 11:19 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27     High  12:54 PM     4.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27      Low   7:15 PM     0.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   28     High  12:51 AM     4.6   7:04 AM     Set 10:11 AM      84

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28      Low   8:02 AM     0.5   7:30 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28     High   1:17 PM     4.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28      Low   7:44 PM     0.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  29     High   1:15 AM     4.5   7:02 AM    Rise 12:11 AM      76

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29      Low   8:42 AM     0.6   7:31 PM     Set 10:54 AM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29     High   1:51 PM     4.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29      Low   8:22 PM     0.6

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   30     High   1:59 AM     4.5   7:01 AM    Rise  1:04 AM      68

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30      Low   9:30 AM     0.7   7:31 PM     Set 11:41 AM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30     High   2:40 PM     4.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30      Low   9:11 PM     0.6

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  31     High   2:53 AM     4.5   7:00 AM    Rise  1:55 AM      58

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31      Low  10:29 AM     0.7   7:32 PM     Set 12:32 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31     High   3:41 PM     4.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31      Low  10:18 PM     0.7

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<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">APRIL 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F    1     High   3:59 AM     4.5   6:58 AM    Rise  2:44 AM      48

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1      Low  11:34 AM     0.7   7:33 PM     Set  1:28 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1     High   4:49 PM     4.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1      Low  11:38 PM     0.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa   2     High   5:16 AM     4.5   6:57 AM    Rise  3:31 AM      37

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     2      Low  12:36 PM     0.6   7:34 PM     Set  2:29 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     2     High   5:58 PM     4.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su   3      Low  12:51 AM     0.5   6:56 AM    Rise  4:16 AM      27

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     3     High   6:29 AM     4.6   7:34 PM     Set  3:32 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     3      Low   1:34 PM     0.4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     3     High   7:02 PM     4.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M    4      Low   1:56 AM     0.3   6:54 AM    Rise  4:59 AM      18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     4     High   7:34 AM     4.8   7:35 PM     Set  4:39 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     4      Low   2:29 PM     0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     4     High   8:02 PM     4.9

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu   5      Low   2:56 AM     0.1   6:53 AM    Rise  5:41 AM      10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     5     High   8:32 AM     4.9   7:36 PM     Set  5:47 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     5      Low   3:22 PM     0.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     5     High   8:57 PM     5.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W    6      Low   3:54 AM    -0.1   6:52 AM    Rise  6:22 AM      4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     6     High   9:25 AM     5.1   7:37 PM     Set  6:56 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     6      Low   4:14 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     6     High   9:49 PM     5.4

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th   7      Low   4:48 AM    -0.2   6:50 AM    Rise  7:04 AM      0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     7     High  10:17 AM     5.1   7:38 PM     Set  8:06 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     7      Low   5:04 PM    -0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     7     High  10:41 PM     5.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F    8      Low   5:42 AM    -0.3   6:49 AM    Rise  7:48 AM      0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     8     High  11:09 AM     5.0   7:38 PM     Set  9:16 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     8      Low   5:53 PM    -0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     8     High  11:33 PM     5.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa   9      Low   6:34 AM    -0.3   6:48 AM    Rise  8:35 AM      2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     9     High  12:02 PM     4.9   7:39 PM     Set 10:25 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     9      Low   6:43 PM    -0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  10     High  12:27 AM     5.5   6:46 AM    Rise  9:24 AM      8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    10      Low   7:26 AM    -0.2   7:40 PM     Set 11:30 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    10     High  12:59 PM     4.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    10      Low   7:33 PM    -0.1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   11     High   1:25 AM     5.3   6:45 AM    Rise 10:17 AM      16

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    11      Low   8:19 AM    -0.1   7:41 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    11     High   1:57 PM     4.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    11      Low   8:25 PM     0.1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  12     High   2:23 AM     5.1   6:44 AM     Set 12:31 AM      25

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12      Low   9:14 AM     0.1   7:41 PM    Rise 11:12 AM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12     High   2:55 PM     4.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12      Low   9:20 PM     0.2

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   13     High   3:21 AM     4.9   6:42 AM     Set  1:26 AM      35

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13      Low  10:10 AM     0.2   7:42 PM    Rise 12:09 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13     High   3:52 PM     4.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13      Low  10:19 PM     0.4

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  14     High   4:18 AM     4.8   6:41 AM     Set  2:15 AM      46

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14      Low  11:07 AM     0.2   7:43 PM    Rise  1:07 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14     High   4:48 PM     4.4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14      Low  11:19 PM     0.4

 

MARINE FORECAST:  1059 AM EDT FRI MAR 18 2016

 

 .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...WEAK LOW PRES OVER THE CENTRAL

WATERS WILL TRACK E ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT TODAY. THE LOW WILL

MOVE E OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON PULLING A WEAK TRAILING COLD

FRONT SE ACROSS THE S WATERS. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE

ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TODAY INTO SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL

BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT SAT...THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT

NIGHT INTO SUN. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE

SAT NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT

BEFORE MOVING N OF THE WATERS MON. THE LOW WILL APPROACH THE GULF

OF SAINT LAWRENCE MON NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE TO THE

COAST TUE AND PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE AND MOVE E OF THE

WATERS TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS TUE

NIGHT.

 $$

 

 

 

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SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE

HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE

MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

 

 

 ANZ835-190345-

CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-

1059 AM EDT FRI MAR 18 2016

 

TODAY

N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO NE 5 TO 15

KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4

TO 7 FT.

 

TONIGHT

E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO

6 FT.

 

SAT

WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

 

SAT NIGHT

SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS

4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

 

SUN

WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

 

SUN NIGHT

W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10

FT.

 

MON

N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

 

MON NIGHT

NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING

N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT.

 

TUE

W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4

FT.

 

TUE NIGHT

SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO

4 TO 7 FT.

 

 

Notice posted on Friday, March 18, 2016

Disclaimer
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.