Good Day from Moran Shipping Agencies in Port Philadelphia / Wilmington,
Local Time – GMT -4
News - NIL
October 9, 2018
TO: Maritime Operations Committee
Maritime Exchange Navigation Group
The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, issued MSIB 34-18 (Update 1) notifying mariners of two objects reported just outside the main navigational channel of the Mifflin Range, within the boundaries of Mantua Creek Anchorage #9 on the
Mariners are advised to use extreme caution when transiting this portion of Mantua Creek Anchorage as some depths at mean low low water could be hazardous to navigation. Vessels drafting over 30 feet should avoid this area and transit
around the objects.
Please review the MSIB for object locations and the chartlet.
If you have any questions regarding the content of this bulletin, please contact the Waterways Management staff at 215-271-4814/4889 or the Command Center at 215-271-4807.
614 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
In the wake of the cold front which arrived last night, colder air
will begin to filter into the region. Another cold front is expected
Wednesday. High pressure is expected to build across our region from
the west on Thursday and Friday, followed by a strong cold front
Coastal waters from Cape May NJ to Cape Henlopen DE out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm-
614 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers early this
morning, then a slight chance of showers late this morning.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant
period of 11 seconds.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. Swell mainly from the N with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
NW winds around 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
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