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USCG NOTICE--DREDGING AT MARCUS HOOK URGENT!!11/21/2005 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:PHILADELPHIA PA PORT INFORMATION
Date:Tuesday, November 05, 2002
Priority:Normal
Notice:DRAFTS:
DELAWARE RIVER MAIN CHANNEL: 40 00 FT FW
BIGSTONE ANCHORAGE: 55 00 FT SW
MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE: 40 00 FT FW


TIDES:

HIGH 0120/1348
LOW 0830/2107


USCG:
MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN
Nov. 4, 2002


USCG: DREDGING IN MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE AREA HAVE BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL APPX
NOV. 15, 2002.

NOTIFICATION OF RESTRICTIONS ON UPRIVER ANCHORAGES:

DREDGING OPERATIONS IN MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE FROM OCT 12, 2002
THROUGH NOV. 15, 2002 WILL CAUSE VESSEL TRAFFIC TO BE DIVERTED
TO OTHER ANCHORAGES

VESSELS THAT WISH TO ANCHOR IN ANCHORAGE 7--MARCUS HOOK,ANCHORAGE 9--
MANTUA CREEK AND ANCHORAGE 6 DEEPWATER POINT, MUST RESERVE SPACE AT LEAST
24 HOURS IN ADVANCE. PERMISSION TO ANCHOR WILL BE GRANTED ON FIRST COME,
FIRST SERVE BASIS.

ANCHORAGE 7--MARCUS HOOK:
ALL VESSELS MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION TO ANCHOR AT LEAST 24 HRS IN ADVANCE.
VESSELS NOT PERMITED TO OCCUPY THE ANCHORAGE FOR MORE THAN 12 HRS.
ONLY TWO VESSELS AT A TIME PERMITTED AT ANCHORAGE

ANCHORAGE 9 AND 6:
ALL VESSELS SHALL OBTAIN PERMISSION AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE
VSLS 700-750&aps& IN LENGTH SHALL HAVE ONE TUG ALONGSIDE AT ALL TIMES WHILE AT
ANCHORAGE.
VSL GREATER THAN 750 FT SHALL HAVE TWO TUGS ALONGSIDE AT ALL TIMES.


PILOTS:
NO ADVISORY

WEATHER:
Today. Increasing cloudiness. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10
mph becoming east early this afternoon.

Tonight. Rain. Possibly heavy at times after midnight. Early lows in the
mid 40s with temperatures steady or slowly rising into the upper 40s. East
winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Wednesday. Mostly cloudy in the morning. Partly sunny in the afternoon.
Windy with highs in the upper 50s. East winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
40 mph becoming northwest in the morning.

Wednesday night. Mostly clear. Lows near 40.

Thursday. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Thursday night. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Friday. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

Saturday. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s and highs in the lower 60s.

Sunday. Partly cloudy. A chance of showers at night. Lows near 40 and
highs in the mid 60s.

Veterans day. Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s
and highs in the lower 60s.




Philadelphia International Airport
Last Update on Nov 5, 9:54 am EST


Mostly Cloudy

49°FBAY/COASTAL MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
345 AM EST TUE NOV 5 2002

SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE TO 20 NM OFFSHORE AND DELAWARE BAY

ANZ450>455-051600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
345 AM EST TUE NOV 5 2002


COASTAL FLOOD WATCH WED MORNING

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED WED AFTERNOON

TODAY
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AROUND MIDDAY...
AND THEN E 15 KT TOWARD EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
SOUTH OF CAPE MAY NJ TOWARD EVENING.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING SE AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. VSBY LOWERING TO 1 NM OR
LESS IN RAIN.

WED
WINDS SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING NW
AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN LINGERING INTO THE MORNING.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT LOWERING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AT NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

(9°C) Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: NE 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.22" (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 32°F (0°C)
Wind Chill: 46°F (8°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

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Notice posted on Tuesday, November 05, 2002

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.