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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, December 21, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

Local Time – GMT -5              

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

 

ANZ400-212315-

636 AM EST Fri Dec 21 2018

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 Low pressure across the southeastern states this morning will

intensify as it moves northward through tonight. An associated cold

front will cross our area later tonight. High pressure will build to

our south Saturday night into Sunday, then two weak clipper systems

may track near our region Sunday night and Tuesday night. High

pressure then builds in especially for Wednesday.

 

ANZ454-455-212315-

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-

636 AM EST Fri Dec 21 2018

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

 

TODAY

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

to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late this morning and early

afternoon, then increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt

late. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant

period of 10 seconds.  Periods of rain with a slight chance of

tstms this morning, then showers likely early this afternoon. A

chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late. Vsby 1 to

3 NM this morning.

 

TONIGHT

S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W late. Gusts up to

30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant

period of 11 seconds.

 

SAT

W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to

9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Swell mainly from

the SE with a dominant period of 12 seconds.

 

SAT NIGHT

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

late. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft

after midnight. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period

of 10 seconds.

 

SUN

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

the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

 

SUN NIGHT

SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight.

Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

 

MON

NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

 

MON NIGHT

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

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

less.

 

TUE

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

afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.

 

TUE NIGHT

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

 Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

 

 

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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.