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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, November 15, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

Good Day from Moran Shipping Agencies in Port Philadelphia / Wilmington,

Local Time – GMT -4              

News –

November 8, 2018

TO:

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 a week.

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.

 ANZ400-152330-

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.

  

 ANZ454-455-152330-

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

TODAY

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

afternoon.

TONIGHT

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.

FRI

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

10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT

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

10 seconds.

SAT

NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.

Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT

NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

SUN

NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT

SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.

Seas 2 ft or less.

MON

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.

MON NIGHT

NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.