Delaware River and Bay PORTS®, NOAA/NOS
2018-11-14 16:40 EST
Data Types
Water Levels
Air/Water Temp
Barometric Pressure
Salinity/Specific Gravity
Air Gap/Bridge Clearance
Water Levels (above MLLW)
Newbold 4.5 ft Rising
Burlington 3.8 ft Rising
Bridesburg 4.4 ft Rising
Philadelphia 4.5 ft Rising
Marcus Hook 5.0 ft Rising
Delaware City 4.7 ft Steady
Reedy Point *** ft
Ship John Shoal 3.8 ft Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 2.3 ft Falling
Cape May 2.1 ft Falling
Lewes 2.1 ft Falling
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Name Wind from Gusts to
Newbold 4 kn N 10
Burlington 4 kn N 9
Delaware City 8 kn NW 10
Ship John Shoal 11 kn NNW 14
Brandywine Shoal Li.. *** kn *** ***
Cape May 7 kn NNW 12
Lewes 16 kn NNW 20
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Air/Water Temp
Name Air Temp Water Temp
Newbold 39 °F 45 °F
Burlington 40 °F 45 °F
Bridesburg 40 °F 46 °F
Philadelphia 41 °F 46 °F
Marcus Hook 41 °F 49 °F
Delaware City 42 °F 45 °F
Reedy Point *** °F *** °F
Ship John Shoal 42 °F 52 °F
Brandywine Shoal Li.. *** °F  
Cape May 43 °F 51 °F
Lewes 44 °F 51 °F
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Barometric Pressure
Newbold 1033 mb Rising
Burlington 1032 mb Rising
Bridesburg 1032 mb Rising
Philadelphia 1032 mb Rising
Marcus Hook 1032 mb Rising
Delaware City 1032 mb Rising
Reedy Point *** mb
Ship John Shoal 1032 mb Rising
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1032 mb Rising
Cape May 1031 mb Rising
Lewes 1032 mb Rising
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Salinity/Specific Gravity
Station Salin. S.G.
Ship John Shoal *** psu ***
Cape May 19.6 psu 1.02
Lewes 24.1 psu 1.02
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Air Gap/Bridge Clearance (above water)
Ben Franklin Bridge 136.4 ft Decr.
Reedy Point Bridge 136.9 ft Stdy.
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Currents (F)lood, (S)lack, (E)bb, towards °T
Philadelphia Curren.. 1.3 kn F5.0
Reedy Point (pred) 1.2 kn F359.0
Delaware Bay Channe.. *** kn
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