Good Day from Moran Shipping Agencies in Port Philadelphia / Wilmington,
Local Time – GMT -4
November 8, 2018
Maritime Operations Committee
Maritime Exchange Navigation Distribution
The Maritime Exchange is forwarding the following dredging information from the U.S. Coast for your information:
MSIB 44-18 Dredge New York Hydraulic Hammer Operations
Beginning November 8, 2018 and continuing through approximately November 30, 2018, the dredge NEW YORK will be conducting hydraulic hammer operations in and around Marcus Hook Range. Operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days
Vessels wishing to transit in the vicinity of the dredge NEW YORK should contact the dredge at least 1 hour prior to arrival, and again 30 minutes prior to arrival in order to arrange safe passage. The dredge can be contacted via VHF-FM
Channel 13 or 16.
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.
638 AM EST Fri Nov 9 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
A low pressure system sliding across the northeast will bring
another cold front to our region tonight. High pressure builds over
the region from late Saturday through early next week. A low lifting
along the eastern seaboard will affect our region Monday night into
Tuesday, before another high builds in.
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-
638 AM EST Fri Nov 9 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of
8 seconds. A chance of rain this morning, then rain likely this
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. Patchy fog. Rain and tstms likely
in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to
3 NM late in the evening.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to
40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in
the late morning and afternoon. Swell mainly from the E with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
2 ft or less.
S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
SE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after
midnight. Rain likely.
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening.
Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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