|Subject:||PHILADELPHIA PA PORT INFORMATION|
|Date:||Tuesday, November 05, 2002|
DELAWARE RIVER MAIN CHANNEL: 40 00 FT FW
BIGSTONE ANCHORAGE: 55 00 FT SW
MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE: 40 00 FT FW
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
VSL GREATER THAN 750 FT SHALL HAVE TWO TUGS ALONGSIDE AT ALL TIMES.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT LOWERING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AT NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
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.
|Notice posted on Tuesday, November 05, 2002|
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.