Skip to main content

Philadelphia

Go Search
All Ports
Philadelphia
PHL Calendar
  
Philadelphia > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

 Daily Port Update

Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, December 12, 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.

View Message On Site:

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.

View Message On Site:

Marine Weather

 

ANZ400-122300-

612 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 High pressure will build into the area for today and tonight. A

low pressure system will move through the region on Thursday. An

area of low pressure will track through the deep south on Friday

and into the Mid Atlantic by this weekend. High pressure will then

return early next week.

  ANZ454-455-122300-

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-

612 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON

 

TODAY

NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing

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

dominant period of 9 seconds.

 

TONIGHT

Wind variable less than 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt

after midnight. Seas around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or

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

9 seconds.

 

THU

SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft early in the

morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a

dominant period of 8 seconds.

 

THU NIGHT

E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around

3 ft late. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of

8 seconds.

 

FRI

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

the afternoon.

 

FRI NIGHT

SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas

3 to 5 ft. Rain.

 

SAT

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

 

SAT NIGHT

NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of

rain.

 

SUN

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

afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

 

SUN NIGHT

N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

 

 

Subscribe / Unsubscribe to Daily Port Updates

Visit our Moran Shipping Ports Site

Notice posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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.