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.
634 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
High pressure will build off shore today. The next cold front is
expected to arrive in our region Saturday. High pressure will then
build in from the west on Sunday and Monday. A second cold front is
forecast to arrive on Tuesday, followed again by high pressure on
Wednesday and Thursday.
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-
634 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 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 with gusts up to 25 kt,
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the S
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers late in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight, then a chance of
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
W winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the NW
with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers until
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
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