Delaware River and Bay PORTS®, NOAA/NOS
2017-09-21 00:56 EDT
Data Types
Water Levels
Air/Water Temp
Barometric Pressure
Salinity/Specific Gravity
Air Gap/Bridge Clearance
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Water Levels (above MLLW)
Newbold 5.4 ft Rising
Burlington 5.0 ft Rising
Bridesburg 6.0 ft Rising
Philadelphia 6.5 ft Rising
Marcus Hook 7.4 ft Rising
Delaware City 7.4 ft Rising
Reedy Point 7.3 ft Steady
Ship John Shoal 6.4 ft Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 4.5 ft Falling
Cape May 3.9 ft Falling
Lewes 3.9 ft Falling
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Name Wind from Gusts to
Newbold 3 kn N 4
Burlington 1 kn WNW 2
Delaware City 2 kn NW 3
Ship John Shoal 4 kn NW 4
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 5 kn WNW 5
Cape May 1 kn NW 2
Lewes 2 kn W 3
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Air/Water Temp
Name Air Temp Water Temp
Newbold 72 °F 73 °F
Burlington 71 °F 72 °F
Bridesburg 74 °F *** °F
Philadelphia 76 °F 73 °F
Marcus Hook 72 °F 75 °F
Delaware City 71 °F 71 °F
Reedy Point 70 °F 75 °F
Ship John Shoal 73 °F 73 °F
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 76 °F  
Cape May 72 °F 74 °F
Lewes 75 °F 74 °F
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Barometric Pressure
Newbold 1015 mb Rising
Burlington 1014 mb Rising
Bridesburg 1015 mb Rising
Philadelphia 1014 mb Rising
Marcus Hook 1015 mb Rising
Delaware City 1015 mb Rising
Reedy Point 1015 mb Rising
Ship John Shoal 1015 mb Rising
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1015 mb Rising
Cape May 1014 mb Rising
Lewes 1014 mb Rising
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Salinity/Specific Gravity
Station Salin. S.G.
Ship John Shoal 16.8 psu 1.01
Cape May 29.0 psu 1.02
Lewes 26.3 psu 1.02
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Air Gap/Bridge Clearance (above water)
Ben Franklin Bridge 133.8 ft Decr.
Reedy Point Bridge 134.0 ft Decr.
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Currents (F)lood, (S)lack, (E)bb, towards °T
Philadelphia Curren.. 1.7 kn F5.0
Reedy Point (pred) 1.2 kn F359.0
Brown Shoal Currents *** kn
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