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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, December 11, 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

 

ANZ400-112315-

615 AM EST Tue Dec 11 2018

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 Surface high pressure over northern New England moves offshore

today. Meanwhile, weak surface low pressure will move through

the Great Lakes before moving across New England tonight. This

will drag a cold front through the region late tonight through

Wednesday morning. High pressure builds northeast of the region

Wednesday night through Thursday night. Coastal low pressure

will impact the area this weekend.

 ANZ453>455-112315-

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-

615 AM EST Tue Dec 11 2018

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING

 

TODAY

NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from

the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

 

TONIGHT

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

midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from

the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

 

WED

NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing

to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a

dominant period of 10 seconds.

 

WED NIGHT

NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE after midnight.

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

of 9 seconds.

 

THU

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

 

THU NIGHT

E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

 

FRI

SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in

the afternoon.

 

FRI NIGHT

SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.

 

SAT

SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 6 to

8 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.

 

SAT NIGHT

W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of

rain.

 

 

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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.