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 Thu Oct 25 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
High pressure over the Great Lakes builds to the south and east
today, then moves offshore on Friday. Meanwhile, low pressure
tracks along the Gulf Coast and lifts through the Southeast today
through Friday. The low redevelops over the Mid-Atlantic Friday
night, then lifts to the north and east through Saturday. Several
waves of low pressure pass through the region this weekend. High
pressure returns early next week, followed by a cold front late
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 Thu Oct 25 2018
GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from
the NE with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE late. Seas around 3 ft
early in the morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain late in
the morning. Rain likely in the afternoon.
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 2 ft or
less, then 5 to 8 ft early in the evening. Swell mainly from the
E with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming SW
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain.
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
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