Porpoise Cove Inlet

Write a Review
Maine United States
43° 21' 24.12'', -70° 25' 36.85''
Kennebunkport
Porpoise Cove Inlet
Light rain this evening and later this evening.
52℉SSE at 8 knots
High01:55AM10.814ft
Low08:27AM-1.283ft
High02:44PM9.172ft
Low08:38PM0.243ft
You might also consider...

Our marina facility is centrally located in the heart of Casco Bay, the gatew... Read More

80 Reviews
Kennebunkport is a destination worthy of its own special trip and for 54 year... Read More

Located at the northern end of Great Diamond Island, our 43 slip deep-water m... Read More

About


Local Notices to Mariners:

Local Notices to Mariners are available online from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Introduction:

Cape Porpoise Harbor is primarily a harbor of refuge for lobstermen and their boats, but with an easy to navigate deepwater channel, it makes a convenient stopover point for cruisers. The harbor is about three miles east of Kennebunkport and the Kennebunk River, and although infrequently visited by recreational craft, there is good holding for anchoring out in the main channel, and the area is very well protected from the weather.

Navigating the Water:

Use NOAA Chart 13286.

Red bell buoy “2” marks the star of the approach to Cape Porpoise Harbor, followed by red nun “4.” Goat Island lighthouse (flashing white every six seconds; horn), in combination with the aforementioned bell buoys make Cape Porpoise Harbor easy to navigate, even in bad weather. Eight-foot depths can be found along most of the length of the harbor, but so can hundreds of lobster pot floats (visible in the aerial image above), which require special attention.


No reviews yet! Be the first to write a review of Porpoise Cove Inlet.