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 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
A surface low will move into New York and New England this
afternoon and evening, with an attendant cold front moving
through the northern Mid-Atlantic by this evening. The low will
lift northeastward into the Canadian Maritimes Wednesday and
Thursday, as high pressure builds into the Northeast in its
wake. Low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico and
southeastern U.S. late this week may develop into a coastal low
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 23 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
3 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Swell mainly from the SW with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the N with a dominant period of
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 ft or less.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft
in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
E winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming E 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 9 to 12 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft in the
afternoon. Rain likely.
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
9 to 14 ft, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft after midnight. Rain likely,
mainly in the evening.
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