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.
611 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
A cold front will cross the Middle Atlantic region this afternoon.
It will be followed by high pressure from the Ohio Valley which will
be across the area through Friday. Another low pressure system and
cold front will affect our area Friday night and Saturday. More high
pressure will move in for the end of the weekend and into early next
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-
611 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
EDT THIS EVENING
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to
4 ft this afternoon. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of rain early this morning, then
a slight chance of rain late this morning.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of
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, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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