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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, December 10, 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

ANZ400-102215-

558 AM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 High pressure will nose into the region today as low pressure

off the Carolina coast moves farther offshore. A weak surface

low will move from the Great Lakes tonight to New England

Tuesday night, bringing a cold front through the area on

Wednesday. High pressure will build into the Northeast on

Thursday. A strong surface low will develop in the southern U.S.

late this week and move rapidly northeast near or through the

area by early this weekend.

 ANZ453>455-102215-

Coastal waters from Great Egg Inlet to Cape May NJ out 20 nm-

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-

558 AM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

 

TODAY

N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to

6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of

10 seconds.

 

TONIGHT

N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.

Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of

10 seconds.

 

TUE

N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a

dominant period of 9 seconds.

 

TUE NIGHT

W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after

midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from

the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

 

WED

NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the

afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

 

WED NIGHT

N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas

2 ft or less.

 

THU

SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the

afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.

 

THU NIGHT

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

 

FRI

SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the

afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of rain.

 

FRI NIGHT

S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to

4 to 7 ft after midnight. 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.