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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

Local Time – GMT -4              

News –

November 18, 2018

TO:        Maritime Operations Committee

Maritime Exchange Navigation Group

 

The Maritime Exchange is forwarding the following MSIB from the United States Coast Guard for your information.

MSIB 44-18 Dredge New York Hydraulic Hammer Oerations (Update 1)

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.

An equipment malfunction on board dredge NEW YORK has resulted in the loss of the hydraulic hammer. Dredge NEW YORK is positioned overtop of the hydraulic hammer equipment at approximate position 39°49.3002 N, 75°22.8966 W. A safety zone has been established for all navigable waters within a 250 yard radius of dredge NEW YORK. Recovery operations are estimated to begin the morning of Monday November 19, 2018. The safety zone will remain in effect until completion of equipment recovery operations.

Vessels wishing to transit in the vicinity of the dredge NEW YORK should contact the dredge or tug INDIAN DAWN 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 88, 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.

 

ANZ400-202300-

530 AM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

 

 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 A weak surface low will move offshore the New England coast this

afternoon. A strong cold front will move through the Mid-Atlantic on

Wednesday, followed by a very cold surface high building into the

Northeast for Thanksgiving and Friday. A couple of surface lows may

affect the region this weekend into early next week.

 

 ANZ454-455-202300-

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-

530 AM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON

THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

 

TODAY

W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW

15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 ft or

less, then 3 to 5 ft late this morning and afternoon. Swell

mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 9 seconds.  Isolated

showers early.

 

TONIGHT

NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.

Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with

a dominant period of 8 seconds.

 

WED

W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to

15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell

mainly from the NE with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

 

WED NIGHT

NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt

after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to

4 ft early in the evening. Swell mainly from the NW with a

dominant period of 5 seconds.

 

THU

N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the

afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

 

THU NIGHT

N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt

after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

 

FRI

NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas

around 3 ft.

 

FRI NIGHT

S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

 

SAT

SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

 

SAT NIGHT

SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after

midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.

 

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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.