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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, December 06, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

Local Time – GMT -4              

News –

December 03, 2018

TO:        Maritime Exchange Navigation Group

The Maritime Exchange is forwarding the following from the Mariners' Advisory Committee for the Bay and River Delaware for your information.

Navigation Notices: Delaware City (Bulkhead Shoal) Channel maintenance dredging (per Norfolk Dredging): The Dredge Essex should arrive at Delaware City Channel on or about Thursday, DEC 6th and begin pipeline laying operations thereafter. We will be dredging in their entrance channel from Stations 67+00 to 95+00 (which is just south of the entrance to Delaware City Marina) and also at Pier 3, which is the northernmost pier at the refinery. As usual, we will be standing by on VHF 13 and 16. Feel free to call if you have any questions.

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December 3, 2018

TO:        Maritime Exchange Navigation Group

The Maritime Exchange is forwarding the following from the Mariners' Advisory Committee for the Bay and River Delaware for your information.

Navigation Notices: Due to soundings for the Upper Delaware that were recently published by the the USACE, the MAC Transit Advisories will be amended to read as follows until further notice:

Upper Delaware River/Vessel Draft Inbound

1. Vessels less than 32`06" FW may transit on any stage of the tide or current.

2. Vessels 32`06" FW or greater up to 38`06" FW in draft should arrive in Philadelphia Harbor no later than 8 hours and 15 minutes, or earlier than 5 hours and 45 minutes from slack flood current at Cape Henlopen.

3. Vessels 32`06" FW or greater up to 38`06" FW in draft shall avoid meeting outbound shipping traffic above the Delair Railroad Bridge.

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Marine Weather

ANZ400-062315-

638 AM EST Thu Dec 6 2018

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 High pressure along the East Coast will move offshore tonight and

Friday. A cold front will move through the region tonight, followed

by cold high pressure for the weekend. A strong surface low

developing near the Gulf Coast this weekend will progress off the

Carolina coast by Sunday night before moving slowly out to sea next

week. Another broad surface high will build into the eastern U.S. by

the middle of next week.

ANZ454-455-062315-

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 Thu Dec 6 2018

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE

TONIGHT

TODAY

W winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4

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

TONIGHT

W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to

4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of

7 seconds.

FRI

NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to

4 ft early in the morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from

the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

FRI NIGHT

NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas

2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of

10 seconds.

SAT

NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT

N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas

2 ft or less.

SUN

NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft

in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT

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

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain. A chance of

snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

MON

NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT

N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of

rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.

 

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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.