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.
918 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
High pressure will gradually build into the region today before
moving across to the north of our area tonight. An area of low
pressure will develop off of the southeast coast late Wednesday,
then track up along the Mid Atlantic coast Thursday and Thursday
night before moving into New England on Friday. High pressure will
then return Friday night through 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-
918 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING
GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
REST OF TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with
a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain late.
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to
30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft dominant
period 9 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period
8 seconds. Rain.
E winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming
SE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight, then
becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt late. Seas 9 to
12 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Rain.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely in the
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft.
S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or less.
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