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Current Station Locations and Ranges


BAY OF FUNDY

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Brazil Rock, 6 miles east of-43° 22'65° 18'--1.0 275--1.0 050
Cape Sable, 3 miles south of-43° 20'65° 38'--2.2 275--2.0 095
Cape Sable, 12 miles south of-43° 11'65° 37'--1.7 285--1.6 090
Blonde Rock, 5 miles south of-43° 15'65° 59'--2.0 310--2.0 125
Seal Island, 13 miles southwest of-43° 16'66° 15'--2.6 325--1.6 140
Cape Fourchu, 17 miles southwest of-43° 34'66° 24'--1.2 355--1.2 145
Cape Fourchu, 4 miles west of-43° 47'66° 15'--2.0 000--1.7 175
Lurcher Shoal, 6 miles east of-43° 52'66° 21'--2.0 355--1.8 175
Lurcher Shoal, 10 miles west of-43° 46'66° 42'--1.4 000--1.6 160
Lurcher Shoal, 10 miles northwest of-43° 59'66° 37'--1.8 005--1.2 175
Brier Island, 5 miles west of-44° 13'66° 30'--2.7 005--2.5 185
Brier Island, 15 miles west of-44° 17'66° 44'--1.4 060--1.2 250
Gannet Rock, 5 miles southeast of-44° 29'66° 41'--2.6 040--3.9 230
Boars Head, 10 miles northwest of-44° 31'66° 23'--1.9 020--2.0 205
Prim Point, 20 miles west of-44° 44'66° 15'--1.6 040--1.4 235
Cape Spencer, 14 miles south of-44° 58'65° 57'--1.7 050--1.6 245
BAY OF FUNDY ENTRANCE-44° 45.2'66° 55.9'--2.3 032--2.4 212

MAINE COAST

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
ESTES HEAD, EASTPORT32d44° 53.28'66° 59.74'0.11752.2 263--2.4 088
. . . do.13d44° 53.28'66° 59.74'0.11742.3 260--2.6 090
. . . do.52d44° 53.28'66° 59.74'--2.1 2660.13542.3 085
. . . do.78d44° 53.28'66° 59.74'--2.0 2710.13552.0 079
Eastport, Friar Roads-44° 54'66° 59'--3.0 210--3.0 040
Robbinston, St. Croix River12d45° 04.58'67° 06.06'--1.0 349--1.1 165
. . . do.32d45° 04.58'67° 06.06'--1.1 344--0.9 166
. . . do.58d45° 04.58'67° 06.06'--0.9 340--0.6 171
Western Passage, off Kendall Head-44° 55.9'67° 00.0'--3.2 319--3.1 142
Western Passage, off Frost Ledge-44° 57.9'67° 01.9'--2.1 330--1.7 150
Pond Point, 7.6 miles SSE of-44° 20.1'67° 30.2'--0.5 015--1.2 215
Moosabec Reach, east end-44° 31.71'67° 34.36'--1.0 110--1.0 258
Moosabec Reach, west end-44° 31.25'67° 39.00'--1.0 092--1.2 253
Casco Passage, east end, Blue Hill Bay-44° 11.7'68° 27.9'--0.7 086--0.7 284
Hat Island, SE of, Jericho Bay-44° 08.0'68° 29.7'--0.9 318--1.3 124
Clam I., NW of, Deer I. Thorofare1444° 09.87'68° 36.23'--0.2 004--0.2 199
Grog Island, E of, Deer Island Thorofare1444° 09.72'68° 37.23'--0.2 0200.13020.3 235
Russ Island, N of, Deer Island Thorofare1444° 09.18'68° 38.78'--0.4 074--0.6 265
Isle au Haut, 0.8 mile E of Richs Pt1144° 5'68° 35'--1.4 336--1.5 139
East Penobscot Bay
     Mark Island, north of1444° 08.20'68° 42.17'--0.3 0130.13000.4 164
     Widow Island-Stimpson Island, between1444° 07.95'68° 49.50'--0.6 302--0.5 118
     Eagle Island, 0.4 nautical mile S of1444° 11.63'68° 46.93'0.20300.9 3360.30501.0 147
     Burnt Island-Oak Island, between1444° 11.47'68° 49.13'0.13470.7 290--1.3 098
     Butter I., 0.3 nautical mile SE of1444° 13.33'68° 46.67'--0.3 0500.11500.6 194
     Bradbury Island, ESE of1444° 14.03'68° 44.07'0.23050.5 0250.13040.7 225
     Compass Island, 0.4 nmi. ENE of1444° 13.00'68° 51.33'0.20920.3 015--0.3 175
     Scrag Island, 0.3 nautical mile SW of1444° 13.33'68° 50.62'--0.4 0100.10780.3 197
     Great Spruce Head Island, west of1444° 14.30'68° 50.18'--0.3 003--0.3 174
     Pickering Island, south of1444° 15.63'68° 45.38'0.22030.6 3000.32010.6 150
     Little Eaton Island, NNE of1444° 16.45'68° 43.87'--0.4 3000.22240.3 106
     Hog Island, ESE of1444° 16.52'68° 46.87'--0.3 0240.21050.5 180
     Little Deer I.-Sheep I., between1444° 16.78'68° 43.43'0.12310.6 310--0.6 124
     Swains Ledge, 0.3 nautical mile SW of1444° 17.13'68° 43.87'--0.5 358--0.4 170
     Pond Island-Western Island, between1444° 17.58'68° 49.00'--0.4 356--0.6 172
     Birch Island, northwest of1444° 18.17'68° 45.35'--0.3 022--0.2 200
     Pond Island, north of1444° 18.17'68° 48.60'Current Weak and Variable
     Howard Ledges, ENE of, Eggemoggin Reach1444° 18.28'68° 42.63'Current Weak and Variable
     Howard Ledges, NE of, Eggemoggin Reach1444° 18.30'68° 42.08'Current Weak and Variable
     Spectacle Island, 0.2 nmi. NW of1444° 18.47'68° 47.33'Current Weak and Variable
     Pumpkin Island, north of1444° 18.80'68° 44.42'--0.3 2900.13400.3 090
Islesboro Harbor, NE of, Penobscot Bay7544° 18.97'68° 52.78'--0.3 004--0.3 166
Islesboro Harbor, NE of, Penobscot Bay1544° 19.03'68° 52.67'--0.1 3340.12480.3 154
Thrum Cap I., E of, East Penobscot Bay1444° 19.40'68° 44.80'Current Weak and Variable
Turtle Head Pt., ESE of, Penobscot Bay1544° 22.57'68° 51.28'--0.7 338--0.8 171
. . . do.4044° 22.57'68° 51.28'--0.4 319--0.8 155
Hosmer Ledge, Castine Harbor13d44° 23.01'68° 47.40'--1.2 061--1.2 240
. . . do.33d44° 23.01'68° 47.40'0.13301.3 060--1.2 241
. . . do.52d44° 23.01'68° 47.40'0.13321.2 052--1.1 245
Dice Head, west of, Penobscot Bay1544° 22.77'68° 50.72'--0.4 028--0.5 198
. . . do.5844° 22.77'68° 50.72'--0.5 334--0.5 178
. . . do.9644° 22.77'68° 50.72'--0.6 312--0.6 135
Jones Point, Bagaduce River1544° 25.55'68° 45.50'--4.2 053--4.2 237
Fort Point Ledge, Penobscot Bay25d44° 27.85'68° 48.69'0.13231.2 0530.13320.9 248
. . . do.45d44° 27.86'68° 48.69'0.13461.2 0520.13300.8 258
. . . do.71d44° 27.85'68° 48.69'0.13491.3 0620.13420.7 273
Odom Ledge, Penobscot River16d44° 31.00'68° 48.19'0.12761.1 358--0.8 177
. . . do.29d44° 31.00'68° 48.19'0.22821.3 007--0.4 193
Verona I., N of, Easter Ch., Penobscot R1044° 34.07'68° 46.87'--0.7 273--1.8 116
Penobscot Narrows Bridge13d44° 33.74'68° 48.03'--2.8 034--2.4 210
. . . do.26d44° 33.74'68° 48.03'0.11062.7 033--2.1 201
. . . do.36d44° 33.74'68° 48.03'0.11132.5 029--1.9 201
BUCKSPORT, Penobscot River12d44° 34.28'68° 48.46'--2.4 2920.12022.0 113
. . . do.32d44° 34.28'68° 48.46'--2.5 2900.22041.8 118
. . . do.45d44° 34.28'68° 48.46'--2.4 300--1.8 123
Frankfort Flats at Marsh River, Penobscot River11d44° 36.29'68° 50.80'0.10150.7 273--1.0 109
Winterport, Penobscot River7d44° 37.88'68° 50.54'--1.6 033--1.6 212
. . . do.14d44° 37.88'68° 50.54'--1.6 036--1.0 210
Oak Point, Penobscot River1544° 40.10'68° 48.78'--1.5 026--1.8 219
. . . do.3544° 40.10'68° 48.78'--1.6 337--1.7 258
Snub Point, Penobscot River7d44° 42.57'68° 50.46'--1.3 002--1.3 182
. . . do.17d44° 42.57'68° 50.46'--1.3 003--1.0 179
. . . do.26d44° 42.57'68° 50.46'--0.8 003--0.9 176
West Penobscot Bay
     Andrews Island, ESE of1543° 59.65'69° 00.78'--0.4 011--0.7 155
     . . . do.7543° 59.65'69° 00.78'--0.8 342--0.6 188
     Little Hurricane Island, southwest of1544° 01.38'68° 55.07'--0.5 331--0.8 157
     . . . do.4044° 01.38'68° 55.07'--0.6 300--0.7 125
     Heron Neck, Green Island1444° 01.78'68° 52.38'--1.0 3440.22180.6 165
     The Reach, Norton Point1444° 02.25'68° 50.90'Current Weak and Variable
Isle au Haut Bay
     Triangle Ledge, SSE of1544° 02.47'68° 45.48'--0.7 354--1.0 197
     . . . do.4044° 02.47'68° 45.48'--0.6 317--0.6 180
     Moore Harbor, W of1544° 02.53'68° 41.55'--0.4 3440.10631.1 135
     . . . do.7544° 02.53'68° 41.55'--0.6 337--0.5 165
     . . . do.12044° 02.53'68° 41.55'--0.7 345--0.3 215
West Penobscot Bay
     The Reach, NNE of, Green Island1444° 02.57'68° 51.58'--0.4 2840.11500.4 111
     White Islands, northeast of1444° 03.00'68° 54.40'0.22620.4 3220.32580.6 165
     Fisherman Island Passage1444° 03.12'69° 02.70'0.11360.6 0530.23120.7 240
     Crotch Island, east of1444° 03.62'68° 54.43'--1.9 343--2.0 163
     Laireys Island, south of1444° 03.62'68° 53.78'0.10730.4 335--0.9 155
     Sheep Island1444° 03.88'69° 03.47'--0.5 023--0.8 220
     Leadbetter I., SSW of southern tip1444° 04.07'68° 53.90'--1.4 320--1.3 126
     Leadbetter Island, E of southern tip1444° 04.15'68° 53.62'0.12140.4 3600.11050.6 175
     Leadbetter Island, northwest tip of1444° 05.03'68° 54.67'--0.8 0160.11351.0 214
     Dodge Point-Monroe Island, between1444° 05.12'69° 02.62'0.22670.4 0150.10920.5 205
     Dogfish Island, NNE of1444° 05.52'68° 54.80'0.12440.5 3250.00450.4 147
     Rockland Harbor Breakwater1444° 06.13'69° 04.67'0.12150.3 3150.02200.4 097
     Browshead, Vinalhaven Island, NNW of1444° 06.78'68° 54.73'0.13250.2 0160.21000.2 221
     Crabtree Pt., North Haven I., NNE of1444° 06.90'68° 55.42'0.22870.3 0030.11500.2 228
     Fox Island Thorofare1444° 07.62'68° 53.58'--0.2 070--0.4 278
     Mark Island, 0.3 nmi., SSE of1444° 10.00'68° 58.83'0.23310.4 0440.11630.5 246
     Saddle Island, northwest of1444° 10.85'68° 57.30'0.22720.3 0100.11010.4 225
     Lasell Island, SSW of1444° 11.20'68° 56.82'--0.4 022--0.4 217
     East Goose Rock, NNE of1444° 11.37'68° 58.08'--0.4 0000.21120.4 210
     Camden Harbor Entrance1444° 12.17'69° 02.80'--0.2 3540.13250.3 190
     Ensign Island, SSE of1444° 13.40'68° 57.52'--0.3 022--0.3 220
     Warren Island, northwest of1444° 16.55'68° 57.22'--0.5 036--0.3 248
     Ducktrap Harbor, northeast of1544° 18.00'68° 56.38'--0.5 355--0.4 185
     . . . do.4044° 18.00'68° 56.38'--0.4 014--0.3 237
     Ducktrap Harbor, NNE of9044° 18.27'68° 57.35'--0.4 014--0.3 203
     . . . do.16044° 18.27'68° 57.35'--0.5 038--0.3 233
     Ducktrap Harbor, NNE of1544° 18.30'68° 57.55'--0.4 058--0.5 202
     . . . do.13044° 18.30'68° 57.55'--0.6 013--0.5 193
     Flat Island, SSW of1444° 18.83'68° 55.45'--0.4 0450.11350.4 230
Head of the Cape, 0.8 nmi. W, of Penobscot Bay1544° 19.25'68° 50.80'--0.4 325--0.4 125
     . . . do.13044° 19.25'68° 50.80'--0.4 015--0.3 166
Head of the Cape, NNW of, Penobscot Bay1544° 19.07'68° 50.17'--0.6 332--0.4 163
. . . do.3044° 19.07'68° 50.17'--0.5 356--0.3 176
. . . do.13044° 19.07'68° 50.17'--0.3 353--0.4 172
Ram Island, west of, West Penobscot Bay1444° 21.28'68° 54.95'--0.4 004--0.3 189
Temple Heights, NE of, W Penobscot Bay1544° 21.38'68° 55.33'--0.4 000--0.4 189
. . . do.6544° 21.38'68° 55.33'--0.4 354--0.3 175
Temple Heights, NNE of, W Penobscot Bay1544° 21.45'68° 56.62'--0.6 005--0.7 175
. . . do.3044° 21.45'68° 56.62'--0.6 344--0.4 188
. . . do.5044° 21.45'68° 56.62'--0.5 3330.0-0.5 164
Muscongus Sound43° 56.5'69° 26.9'Current Weak and Variable
Damariscotta River, off Cavis Point-43° 52.5'69° 35.0'--0.6 350--1.0 215
Sheepscot River, off Barter Island-43° 54.0'69° 41.5'--0.8 005--1.1 200
Lowe Point, NE of, Sasanoa River-43° 51.1'69° 43.3'--1.7 327--1.8 152
Lower Hell Gate, Knubble Bay-43° 52.6'69° 43.8'--3.0 290--3.5 155
Upper Hell Gate, Sasanoa River-43° 53.7'69° 46.3'--1.0 307--0.8 142

KENNEBEC RIVER

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Hunniwell Point, northeast of-43° 45.4'69° 46.9'--2.4 332--2.9 151
Bald Head, 0.3 mile southwest of-43° 48.1'69° 47.6'--1.6 321--2.3 153
Bluff Head, west of-43° 51.3'69° 47.8'--2.3 014--3.4 184
Fiddler Ledge, north of-43° 52.8'69° 47.8'--1.9 267--2.6 113
Doubling Point, south of-43° 52.8'69° 48.4'--2.6 300--3.0 127
Lincoln Ledge, east of-43° 53.8'69° 48.6'--1.9 359--2.8 174
Bath, 0.2 mile south of bridge-43° 54.5'69° 48.5'--1.0 003--1.5 177

CASCO BAY

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Broad Sound, west of Eagle Island-43° 42.7'70° 03.8'--0.9 010--1.3 168
Hussey Sound, SW of Overset Island1543° 40.27'70° 10.52'--1.1 3160.31891.2 153
. . . do.2543° 40.27'70° 10.52'--1.1 3180.32111.1 155
. . . do.4043° 40.27'70° 10.52'0.12281.1 3140.32001.0 154
Hussey Sound, SE of Pumpkin Nob4043° 40.45'70° 10.78'0.10681.2 3460.10660.9 168
Hussey Sound, east of Crow Island4043° 41.33'70° 10.79'0.11140.9 016--0.8 197
Chebeag Bar Channel43° 45'70° 8'Current Weak and Variable
Portland Hbr. ent., SW of Cushing Island-43° 37.9'70° 12.7'--1.0 322--1.1 154
Portland Bridge, center of draw1943° 38.7'70° 15.5'--0.9 225--1.0 050
Diamond Island Ledge, midchannel SW of-43° 39.6'70° 13.5'--0.9 300--0.9 150

PORTSMOUTH HARBOR

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Odiornes Point, NNE of1543° 02.60'70° 42.30'--0.5 339--0.8 183
Odiornes Point, northeast of1543° 03.00'70° 42.10'0.12380.6 320--1.0 156
Little Harbor entrance3d43° 03.32'70° 42.94'--0.8 321--1.2 107
. . . do.12d43° 03.32'70° 42.94'--0.7 316--1.0 122
Whaleback Reef, west of1543° 03.50'70° 42.27'--0.7 340--1.5 144
PORTSMOUTH HARBOR ENTRANCE8d43° 03.74'70° 42.32'0.12821.2 342--1.5 194
. . . do.25d43° 03.74'70° 42.32'0.12821.2 3460.10921.3 196
. . . do.44d43° 03.74'70° 42.32'0.10821.0 007--0.9 178
Wood Island, northwest of1543° 03.95'70° 42.30'0.22911.2 3580.12781.3 199
Fort Point6d43° 04.47'70° 42.40'0.12131.6 3280.20432.0 098
. . . do.19d43° 04.47'70° 42.40'0.22211.7 3280.20521.6 104
. . . do.39d43° 04.47'60° 42.40'0.12551.6 3230.10470.7 138
Salamander Point, north of1543° 04.58'70° 43.02'--1.4 2570.21670.8 091
Clark Island, south of1543° 04.43'70° 43.48'--1.6 270--2.3 085
Clark Island, southwest of1543° 04.50'70° 43.67'--0.7 263--0.8 070
Henderson Point, SSW of1543° 04.40'70° 44.32'0.12281.6 306--1.8 133
Henderson Point, west of10d43° 04.49'70° 44.30'--2.4 2850.22182.8 138
. . . do.32d43° 04.49'70° 44.30'--2.6 2930.22192.5 147
. . . do.59d43° 04.49'70° 44.30'0.12441.8 3400.22401.7 160
Shapleigh Island Bridge, south of-43° 04.18'70° 44.30'--0.8 178--0.7 348
Pierces Island, northeast of1543° 04.55'70° 44.48'0.12432.8 325--1.3 144

PISCATAQUA RIVER and tributaries

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Memorial Bridge8d43° 04.76'70° 45.12'--2.6 277--3.2 105
. . . do.31d43° 04.76'70° 45.12'--2.8 275--3.1 101
. . . do.58d43° 04.76'70° 45.12'--2.4 275--2.4 093
Sara Long Bridge6d43° 05.32'70° 45.72'--2.2 3310.12423.1 153
. . . do.19d43° 05.32'70° 45.72'0.12442.2 3320.12452.9 155
. . . do.33d43° 05.32'70° 45.72'--2.1 333--2.6 158
I-95 Bridge6d43° 05.57'70° 46.02'0.20333.3 309--4.3 123
. . . do.29d43° 05.57'70° 46.02'0.10423.4 317--3.5 129
. . . do.48d43° 05.57'70° 46.02'0.12332.6 3130.12262.5 142
Schiller Station9d43° 05.84'70° 46.86'--4.0 3290.12433.6 157
. . . do.29d43° 05.84'70° 46.86'0.1-3.8 3370.12493.5 162
. . . do.52d43° 05.84'70° 46.86'--3.5 353--2.9 168
Frankfort Island, south of7d43° 06.85'70° 48.32'0.12182.9 3040.12193.4 130
. . . do.24d43° 06.85'70° 48.32'--2.8 3050.12183.2 130
. . . do.37d43° 06.85'70° 48.32'--2.3 303--2.8 129
General Sullivan Bridge3d43° 07.07'70° 49.56'0.21584.2 2380.11594.2 078
. . . do.8d43° 07.07'70° 49.56'0.21574.0 238--3.9 075
. . . do.15d43° 07.07'60° 49.56'0.11563.2 243--3.2 071
Dover Point, west of1543° 07.15'70° 50.23'0.11911.4 283--0.6 119
Goat Island, north of1543° 07.62'70° 51.37'0.13521.2 272--1.3 077
Goat Island and Fox Point, between1543° 07.37'70° 51.42'0.12191.1 303--0.6 142
Knight Hill Township, west of1543° 06.47'70° 51.50'--0.7 2050.12860.8 015
Furber Strait4d43° 05.47'70° 51.68'0.12892.0 2010.12882.1 015
. . . do.14d43° 05.47'70° 51.68'0.12852.0 2000.12852.1 007
. . . do.25d43° 05.47'70° 51.68'0.22791.8 198--1.9 001

Revised: 10/15/2013
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