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.
815 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
High pressure will build from the Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic
region through Friday night. Low pressure will then track to our
north over southern Canada, dragging a cold front across our
region Saturday. High pressure will then build into the area for
the start of next week.
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-
815 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 6 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 until early morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from
the N with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft late. Swell
mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly
from the SE with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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