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.
618 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
High pressure centered in the southern Appalachians early this
morning will move eastward today and out to sea tonight. A cold
front is forecast to approach from the northwest on Tuesday. It
should pass through our region on Tuesday night with a secondary
cold front arriving on Wednesday. High pressure is anticipated
to follow for Thursday and Friday. A coastal storm may affect
our region over the weekend.
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-
618 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft
or less, then 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. Swell
mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the W with a dominant period of
NW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
NW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain after midnight.
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