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PHILADELPHIA DAILY UPDATE09/15/2004 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:RE: MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update USCG - Port condition Whiskey
Date:Monday, September 09, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

Local Time – GMT -4              

News –

 

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<span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:navy">August 29, 2019

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Maritime Operations Committee
Maritime Exchange Navigation Group

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">The Maritime Exchange is forwarding the following MSIB from the U.S. Coast Guard for your information. 

MSIB 14-19 SILVER RUN CABLE PROJECT

The Coast Guard has established a safety zone within the waters of the Delaware River, in the vicinity of Baker Range, between Delaware and New Jersey (see page 2 for chartlet of the project area). The safety zone will cover all navigable waters in the Delaware River within 300 yards of the cable laying barge ULISSE while it is exhibiting lights or shapes indicating it is restricted in its ability to maneuver per § 83.27 of this Chapter during submarine cable laying operations in and around Baker Range. Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Delaware Bay, his designated representative, or the barge ULISSE. Vessels may, without prior authorization from the COTP or COTP’s representative, transit the safety zone if they meet all of the following criteria:

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:black">• Vessel must contact the barge ULISSE and arrange for safe passage.
• Vessel shall maintain the minimum safe speed to reduce wake and maintain steerage.
• Vessel may begin, and must complete, its transit through the safety zone only when ULISSE is not conducting cable laying operations within Baker Range Channel as depicted on U.S. Nautical Charts 12311 or US5DE13M. Cable laying operations within the channel will be announced via marine radio broadcasts by barge ULISSE, are expected to last approximately 4 hours at a time, and will be visually signaled by ULISSE displaying lights or shapes exhibiting restricted in ability to maneuver.

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:black">Operations will be conducted 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The barge ULISSE will monitor VHF-FM Channels 13, 14, & 16.

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:black">If you have any questions regarding the contents of this bulletin, please contact the Waterways Management staff at (215) 271-4814 or the Situation Unit Controller at (215) 271-4807.

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Marine Weather

ANZ400-100115-

926 AM EDT Mon Sep 9 2019

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 A weak surface low will migrate slowly offshore from the

central and southern Mid-Atlantic today and tonight, as high

pressure from the Great Lakes region progresses to far southeast

Canada and New England. A surface low in the northern Plains

will shift eastward to northern New England during the middle of

the week, with a cold front slowly moving through the area on

Thursday. Another cold front will pass through the region during

the weekend.

 

ANZ454-455-100115-

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-

926 AM EDT Mon Sep 9 2019

 

REST OF TODAY

NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell

mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.  A slight

chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon.

 

TONIGHT

E winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly

from the E with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

 

TUE

E winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from

the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

 

TUE NIGHT

SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Seas around

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

12 seconds.

 

WED

SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the

afternoon. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.

 

WED NIGHT

SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

 

THU

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

 

THU NIGHT

SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas

2 ft or less. A chance of showers.

 

FRI

E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

 

FRI NIGHT

E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after

midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

 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.