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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, January 03, 2019
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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ANZ400-032315-

632 AM EST Thu Jan 3 2019

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 Low pressure over the Mid-Atlantic moves out to sea today. Weak

high pressure builds into the region this evening, then moves

offshore Friday morning. Another area of low pressure develops

over the Southeast and lifts towards the Mid-Atlantic Friday

night. The low then passes over Delmarva and southeast New Jersey

Saturday morning before moving out to sea Saturday night. High

pressure builds into the East for the start of the new week, then

moves offshore on Monday. Another storm system looks to affect the

region into the middle of next week.

 

 ANZ454-455-032315-

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-

632 AM EST Thu Jan 3 2019

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING

 

TODAY

NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 ft

or less. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of

5 seconds.  Rain likely early this morning, then a slight chance

of rain late this morning and early afternoon.

 

TONIGHT

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

late evening and overnight. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from

the SE with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

 

FRI

SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and

afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the S with a

dominant period of 7 seconds.

 

FRI NIGHT

SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with

gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to

4 ft in the late evening and overnight. Swell mainly from the SE

with a dominant period of 6 seconds.  Rain. Areas of fog. Vsby

1 to 3 NM.

 

SAT

S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Gusts

up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

 

SAT NIGHT

NW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas

3 to 5 ft.

 

SUN

NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

 

SUN NIGHT

NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N after midnight.

Seas 2 ft or less.

 

MON

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

 

MON NIGHT

SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight.

Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

 

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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.