Delaware River and Bay PORTS®, NOAA/NOS
2023-09-25 23:23 EDT
Data Types
Water Levels
Air/Water Temp
Barometric Pressure
Salinity/Specific Gravity
Air Gap/Bridge Clearance
Water Levels (above MLLW)
Lewes 2.5 ft Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 2.4 ft Falling
Reedy Point 4.7 ft Falling
Delaware City 5.0 ft Falling
Newbold 9.1 ft Rising
Bridesburg 8.1 ft Rising
Philadelphia 7.8 ft Rising
Marcus Hook 6.6 ft Falling
Burlington 8.7 ft Rising
Ship John Shoal 3.8 ft Falling
Cape May 2.3 ft Falling
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Name Wind from Gusts to
Lewes 22 kn NE 25
Brandywine Shoal Li.. *** kn *** ***
Delaware City 1 kn SW 8
Newbold 10 kn NNE 12
Burlington 9 kn NE 14
Ship John Shoal *** kn *** ***
Cape May 8 kn NE 16
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Air/Water Temp
Name Air Temp Water Temp
Off Bethany Beach, .. *** °F 72 °F
Lewes 66 °F 69 °F
Brandywine Shoal Li.. *** °F  
Reedy Point 61 °F 71 °F
Delaware City 62 °F  
Newbold 58 °F 64 °F
Bridesburg 59 °F 69 °F
Philadelphia 60 °F 69 °F
Marcus Hook 61 °F 71 °F
Burlington 58 °F 65 °F
Ship John Shoal *** °F *** °F
Cape May 64 °F *** °F
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Barometric Pressure
Lewes 1019 mb Rising
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1020 mb Rising
Reedy Point 1021 mb Rising
Delaware City 1021 mb Rising
Newbold 1023 mb Rising
Bridesburg 1022 mb Rising
Philadelphia 1022 mb Rising
Marcus Hook 1022 mb Rising
Burlington 1022 mb Rising
Ship John Shoal *** mb
Cape May 1019 mb Rising
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Salinity/Specific Gravity
Station Salin. S.G.
Lewes 26.9 psu 1.019
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Air Gap/Bridge Clearance (above water)
Reedy Point Bridge 136.8 ft Incr.
Delaware Mem. Bridge 187.0 ft Incr.
Ben Franklin Bridge.. 130.4 ft Decr.
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Currents (F)lood, (S)lack, (E)bb, towards °T
LB10, Delaware Bay .. 1.2 kn E146.0
Philadelphia Curren.. 0.4 kn F356.0
Reedy Point (predic.. 0.9 kn E168.0
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Off Bethany Beach, .. 3.6 ft071°T8 s
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