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.
634 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...
High pressure centered in northern New England early this
morning will continue to slide to the east. Meanwhile, low
pressure will progress up the Southeast coast today. The
strengthening low is forecast to move across the coastal waters
of the Delmarva and New Jersey tonight, reaching the coastal
waters of New England on Friday. High pressure is expected to
build into our region from the west for Saturday. A cold front
approaching from the northwest is anticipated to arrive on
Saturday night with another cold front following late on Monday.
High pressure is expected for Tuesday and Wednesday.
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-
634 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM this
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming
SW 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
14 ft, subsiding to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from
the SE with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain, mainly in the
evening. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the evening.
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to
4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 2 ft or less.
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
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