Angry Seas and Filled Up Bays

 

indian river inlet, delaware, sussex county, tidal flooding
The indian river inlet is full

The ocean is churning, the seas are angry today my friends.  The inland bays are full and more water is coming in.  Some areas already flooded over, very minor this morning, but expect to see more water at high tide in another hour or two for the inland bay communities. 

Do not drive through this water is salt water and is bad for your undercarriage and brakes especially.

   

3rs, beaches are closed, delaware state parks
Looking south to 3rs she is flooded to he dune line

Beaches are flooded to the dune lines.  There are a few people metal detecting.  We will keep you posted on conditions throughout the week.  Beach combing will be epic when this calms down, when that happens is a good question.  Tuesday is looking calmer.  We are not doing a beach clean up this week either.   

Fish On! 

Rich King

Marine Forecast … 

Coastal waters from Cape May NJ to Cape Henlopen DE out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm-
925 AM EDT Sun Sep 9 2018

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GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

REST OF TODAY
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 10 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of
8 seconds. Rain.

TONIGHT
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 10 to
11 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of
8 seconds. Rain.

MON
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing
to around 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 9 ft, subsiding to
7 ft in the afternoon. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. Rain early in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of tstms in
the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 6 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms until early
morning, then a chance of showers late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM until
early morning.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight.
Seas around 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

WED
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

THU
Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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