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September 2015

Tropical Storm Joaquin to Visit Delmarva

No not the movie star.   Tropical depression eleven has upgraded to  tropical storm Joaquin.  It is getting bigger and slowing down which is good news for possible weekend fishing and adventures.  The storm may or may not move out to sea, it is too early to tell.  Regardless the winds will be stronger (65 mph) and the waves bigger.  …
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Check and Secure Your Boats

This pontoon is jammed up on a pier in White House beach off Long Neck Road.  Fishing Kev said it looked like a rope snapped.  He and some friends will see if they can fix this for the owner later when the tide comes back up if the boat floats back off the pier, good looking out for a neighbor.  Check your boats gang, if you are out of town…
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The Beaches Are Closed To Swimming

The Rehoboth beach patrol has been drilling this morning, tuning their skills in the rough seas.  People were encouraged to enter the ocean near lifeguards all week and a few days the beaches were shut down to swimming due to heavy waves and rip currents.  Today was no exception the waves are just too dangerous for people to swim.  …
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North East Winds Will Continue Into October

There is a Coastal Flood Advisory until September 28, 01:00 AM EDT, I imagine that will be moved up a few days as the week progresses.   The winds have been heavy for the past week and will continue into next weekend.  We are looking at upwards of twelve foot seas on Thursday.  The winds will be a steady fifteen miles per hour and…
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Heavy Tides and Local Flooding

The water has been reaching the dune bases on all beaches at high tide, be careful if you are heading to the beach.  The next few days you can expect the water to be a bit higher due to the full super bloodmoon.  The moon will appear to be full for the next three days but tonight is the start of the actual full moon.  Local flooding…
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The Bloodmoon Cometh

We will be treated to a bloodmoon on Sunday night.  The full moon of September is also what has become known as a supermoon.  The moon is in perigee and is closer to the earth than normal in its orbit so it appears larger.  The Earth will pass between the moon and the sun and a lunar eclipse will occur.  At the peak of the eclipse the moon will…
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Get HOOKED On Local Seafood

Earlier this month at the World Seafood Conference held in the UK, one of the main topics was responsible sourcing. Seafood companies around the world are trying to implement a "code of ethics" to help eliminate such issues as slavery and labor brokering currently used to drive down the prices of seafood. This is happening in many countries…
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