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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, October 01, 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

 

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618 AM EDT Tue Oct 1 2019

 

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

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 High pressure centered over the Southeast will help produce

warm weather today and unseasonably hot weather on Wednesday. A

cold front approaching from the north will push through the area

Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night. An area of low

pressure will track over or north of the area late Thursday with

another cold frontal passage expected Thursday night. High

pressure is then expected to build into the region Friday into

Saturday before moving offshore by Sunday.

 

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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-

618 AM EDT Tue Oct 1 2019

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE

TONIGHT

 

TODAY

S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing around 10 kt. Seas 3 to

5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 15

seconds.

 

TONIGHT

SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to

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

15 seconds.

 

WED

SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.

Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of

15 seconds.

 

WED NIGHT

SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late in the evening,

then becoming N after midnight, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with

gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE

with a dominant period of 14 seconds.

 

THU

E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to

6 ft.

 

THU NIGHT

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

Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

 

FRI

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

afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers

in the morning.

 

FRI NIGHT

N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas

3 to 5 ft.

 

SAT

NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to

5 ft.

 

SAT NIGHT

SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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.