Good Day from Moran Shipping Agencies in Port Philadelphia / Wilmington,
Local Time – GMT -4
News - NIL
October 26, 2018
TO: Maritime Exchange Navigation Group
The Maritime Exchange is forwarding the following from the United States Coast Guard for your information.
Sector Delaware Bay - Philadelphia, PA: Pipeline removal operations in Mantua Creek Anchorage have been completed. Approximately 35` of pipeline has been removed. No Surveys of the area have been
completed and mariners are advised to continue exercising extreme caution when transiting the area. Please refer to MSIB 34-18 for more information.
642 AM EST Mon Nov 5 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
An area of low pressure will approach the area from the south
this morning, before lifting northward along the Delaware and
New Jersey coasts through the afternoon and evening. An
associated warm front will slowly lift northward tonight into
Tuesday morning, before a cold front sweeps across the area
Tuesday afternoon and offshore by Tuesday evening. West to
northwesterly flow will develop Tuesday night and continue
through Thursday as low pressure will remain across eastern
Canada and high pressure noses in from the west. High pressure
will move into New England Thursday night, before a low pressure
and frontal system move across the area Friday. High pressure
then is expected to build in later in 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-
642 AM EST Mon Nov 5 2018
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt late. Gusts
up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. Showers until late afternoon, then
a chance of showers late.
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
7 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A
chance of showers or patchy drizzle in the morning, then showers
with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms
early in the evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight.
Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers after midnight.
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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