Delaware River and Bay PORTS®, NOAA/NOS
2020-04-06 08:44 EDT
Data Types
Water Levels
Air/Water Temp
Barometric Pressure
Salinity/Specific Gravity
Air Gap/Bridge Clearance
Water Levels (above MLLW)
Newbold 1.0 ft Falling
Burlington 0.8 ft Falling
Bridesburg 0.9 ft Falling
Philadelphia 1.6 ft Rising
Marcus Hook 3.8 ft Rising
Delaware City 5.2 ft Rising
Reedy Point 5.2 ft Rising
Ship John Shoal 6.7 ft Rising
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 6.1 ft
Cape May 6.1 ft Falling
Lewes 5.3 ft Steady
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Name Wind from Gusts to
Newbold 4 kn NNE 8
Burlington 6 kn NNE 8
Delaware City 11 kn N 13
Ship John Shoal 13 kn NNW 17
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 15 kn N 18
Cape May 4 kn NW 9
Lewes 15 kn NW 17
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Air/Water Temp
Name Air Temp Water Temp
Newbold 51 °F 52 °F
Burlington 50 °F 51 °F
Bridesburg 51 °F *** °F
Philadelphia 53 °F 51 °F
Marcus Hook 52 °F 52 °F
Delaware City 52 °F 54 °F
Reedy Point 52 °F 53 °F
Ship John Shoal 53 °F *** °F
Brandywine Shoal Li.. *** °F  
Cape May 54 °F 50 °F
Lewes 53 °F 50 °F
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Barometric Pressure
Newbold 1019 mb Rising
Burlington 1018 mb Rising
Bridesburg 1019 mb Rising
Philadelphia 1018 mb Rising
Marcus Hook 1018 mb Rising
Delaware City 1019 mb Rising
Reedy Point 1018 mb Rising
Ship John Shoal 1018 mb Rising
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1018 mb Rising
Cape May 1017 mb Rising
Lewes 1018 mb Rising
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Salinity/Specific Gravity
Station Salin. S.G.
Cape May 22.8 psu 1.018
Lewes 26.8 psu 1.021
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Air Gap/Bridge Clearance (above water)
Ben Franklin Bridge 139.2 ft Decr.
Delaware Memorial B.. 187.8 ft Decr.
Reedy Point Bridge 136.1 ft Decr.
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Currents (F)lood, (S)lack, (E)bb, towards °T
Philadelphia Curren.. 0.4 kn E188.0
Reedy Point (pred) *** kn
Delaware Bay Channe.. 0.7 kn F6.0
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