High Tide Still An Issue But Calming Down

   SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY …. The waves are still pushing pretty far up the beaches, so watch yourself when you drive out there.  The point is really deceiving at low tide so be prepared to move.  Especially if you are on the edge of the actual point.  That whole area gets wet at high tide.  

   

Bethany beach is fixing their beach access crossovers

We should see calmer waves in the next day or so and it will be easier to deal with high tide.  The weekend is looking good in the surf.   Keep an eye on the swales at high tide if they fill in you can be trapped in an area until the water recedes.  Do not drive through the water you will sink to your frame. 

    We really need a break from the rain it has been ridiculous.  Fishing has been decent and about back to normal since the storms we dealt with last week.

Fish On!

Rich King   

Tides Indian River Inlet ...

2018/09/26 Wed 03:24 AM 0.32 L
2018/09/26 Wed 09:59 AM 3.14 H
2018/09/26 Wed 3:46 PM 0.31 L
2018/09/26 Wed 10:15 PM 3.06 H
2018/09/27 Thu 03:58 AM 0.27 L
2018/09/27 Thu 10:37 AM 3.19 H
2018/09/27 Thu 4:28 PM 0.34 L
2018/09/27 Thu 10:52 PM 2.97 H

Marine Forecast … 

SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY…

A cold front extended from the Great Lakes to Texas early this
morning. The boundary will progress eastward and it should pass
through our region tonight. The front is expected to stall to
our southeast and south for Thursday and Friday as weak areas of
low pressure ride along it. Another cold front from the
northwest is forecast to arrive on Saturday, followed by high
pressure for Sunday. A warm front approaching from the southwest
may affect our region early next week.

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-
929 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

REST OF TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell
mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Patchy fog
late this morning. A slight chance of showers late this morning,
then a slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming N with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE
with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with
a dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of
7 seconds. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the evening,
then 1 to 3 NM after midnight.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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