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Subject:RE: MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, January 11, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

Local Time – GMT -5              

News –

December 10, 2018

SEASONAL ICE ALERT

The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay has set a Seasonal Ice Alert for navigation on the Delaware River, Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Canal, Delaware Canal, all existing tributaries, and the New Jersey and Delaware Shores. Mariners observing any ice conditions are asked to report them using the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Ice Reporting Form located on the unit’s website. The address is:

https://www.atlanticarea.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/District-5/District-Units/Sector-Delaware-Bay/

Mariners can also report conditions to the CG Sector Delaware Bay Command Center on VHF Channel 16 or call (215) 271-4807.

If you have any questions regarding the contents of this bulletin, please contact the Waterways Management staff at (215) 271-4889.

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: http://www.macdelriv.org/mb.php?mid=875

Marine Weather

ANZ400-112315-

635 AM EST Fri Jan 11 2019

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 High pressure will continue to build to the east, influencing our

weather through Saturday. Low pressure is forecast to progress

across the southeastern states on Saturday night before passing off

the North Carolina coast on Sunday. The low is anticipated to move

out to sea with high pressure following in its wake for the early

part of the new week. A cold front approaching from the northwest is

expected to arrive late Wednesday or early Thursday.

ANZ454-455-112315-

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-

635 AM EST Fri Jan 11 2019

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING

 

TODAY

NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this

afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from

the NW with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

 

TONIGHT

N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas

around 3 ft until early morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly

from the N with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

 

SAT

NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 2 ft or less.

Swell mainly from the NE with a dominant period of 6 seconds.  A

chance of light snow and light rain in the afternoon with vsby

1 to 3 NM.

 

SAT NIGHT

SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the late

evening and early morning, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt with

gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the

NE with a dominant period of 6 seconds.  Snow with a chance of

rain early in the evening, then snow in the late evening and

overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

 

SUN

NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the

afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to

6 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain likely, mainly in the

morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

 

SUN NIGHT

NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt

after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of

rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

 

MON

N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

 

MON NIGHT

N winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

 

TUE

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

 

TUE NIGHT

W winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

 

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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.