Delaware River and Bay PORTS®, NOAA/NOS
2020-02-21 22:24 EST
Data Types
Water Levels
Air/Water Temp
Barometric Pressure
Salinity/Specific Gravity
Air Gap/Bridge Clearance
Water Levels (above MLLW)
Newbold 0.8 ft Rising
Burlington 1.8 ft Rising
Bridesburg 3.1 ft Rising
Philadelphia 3.5 ft Rising
Marcus Hook 4.6 ft Rising
Delaware City 4.9 ft Rising
Reedy Point 4.8 ft Rising
Ship John Shoal 4.9 ft Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 3.1 ft Falling
Cape May 2.7 ft Falling
Lewes 2.4 ft Falling
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Name Wind from Gusts to
Newbold 1 kn W 2
Burlington 5 kn WSW 7
Delaware City 3 kn SSW 4
Ship John Shoal 8 kn WSW 9
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 8 kn WNW 10
Cape May 5 kn WNW 8
Lewes 3 kn SSW 4
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Air/Water Temp
Name Air Temp Water Temp
Newbold 31 °F 39 °F
Burlington 32 °F 39 °F
Bridesburg 33 °F *** °F
Philadelphia 32 °F 40 °F
Marcus Hook 33 °F 41 °F
Delaware City 29 °F 46 °F
Reedy Point 28 °F 42 °F
Ship John Shoal 33 °F *** °F
Brandywine Shoal Li.. *** °F  
Cape May 34 °F 42 °F
Lewes 29 °F 41 °F
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Barometric Pressure
Newbold 1030 mb Falling
Burlington 1030 mb Falling
Bridesburg 1030 mb Falling
Philadelphia 1030 mb Falling
Marcus Hook 1030 mb Falling
Delaware City 1031 mb Falling
Reedy Point 1030 mb Falling
Ship John Shoal 1031 mb Falling
Brandywine Shoal Li.. 1031 mb Falling
Cape May 1031 mb Falling
Lewes 1031 mb Falling
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Salinity/Specific Gravity
Station Salin. S.G.
Cape May 25.5 psu 1.021
Lewes 25.8 psu 1.021
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Air Gap/Bridge Clearance (above water)
Ben Franklin Bridge 137.7 ft Decr.
Delaware Memorial B.. 188.2 ft Decr.
Reedy Point Bridge 136.2 ft Decr.
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Currents (F)lood, (S)lack, (E)bb, towards °T
Philadelphia Curren.. 1.3 kn F5.0
Reedy Point (pred) 1.0 kn F359.0
Delaware Bay Channe.. 1.0 kn E143.0
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