Delaware River and Bay PORTS®, NOAA/NOS
2017-08-18 10:28 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 6.7 ft Rising
Burlington 6.5 ft Rising
Bridesburg 6.4 ft Rising
Philadelphia 6.4 ft Rising
Marcus Hook 6.4 ft Rising
Delaware City 5.0 ft Falling
Reedy Point 5.1 ft Falling
Ship John Shoal 3.6 ft Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1.8 ft Falling
Cape May 1.3 ft Falling
Lewes 1.2 ft Falling
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Name Wind from Gusts to
Newbold 5 kn SW 7
Burlington *** kn *** ***
Delaware City 4 kn SSW 7
Ship John Shoal 11 kn SSW 14
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 14 kn SW 16
Cape May 8 kn SSW 13
Lewes 5 kn SW 10
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Air/Water Temp
Name Air Temp Water Temp
Newbold 77 °F 76 °F
Burlington 78 °F 76 °F
Bridesburg 78 °F *** °F
Philadelphia 79 °F 78 °F
Marcus Hook 79 °F 80 °F
Delaware City 80 °F 77 °F
Reedy Point 80 °F 81 °F
Ship John Shoal 80 °F 79 °F
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 80 °F  
Cape May 80 °F 78 °F
Lewes 83 °F 76 °F
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Barometric Pressure
Newbold 1012 mb Falling
Burlington 1011 mb Falling
Bridesburg 1012 mb Steady
Philadelphia 1011 mb Rising
Marcus Hook 1011 mb Falling
Delaware City 1011 mb Falling
Reedy Point 1011 mb Falling
Ship John Shoal 1011 mb Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1012 mb Falling
Cape May 1012 mb Falling
Lewes 1012 mb Falling
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Salinity/Specific Gravity
Station Salin. S.G.
Ship John Shoal 15.0 psu 1.01
Cape May 29.3 psu 1.02
Lewes 28.0 psu 1.02
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Air Gap/Bridge Clearance (above water)
Ben Franklin Bridge 133.6 ft Decr.
Reedy Point Bridge *** ft
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Currents (F)lood, (S)lack, (E)bb, towards °T
Philadelphia Curren.. 1.4 kn F3.0
Reedy Point (pred) 0.0 kn S359.0
Brown Shoal Currents *** kn
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