Delaware Seasonal Ice Alert
Beginning December 1st, 2013, the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Delaware Bay is setting a Seasonal Ice Alert for navigation within the Delaware River, Delaware Bay, all existing tributaries, and the New Jersey and Delaware Shore.
With the onset of fall and winter, colder air and water temperatures are expected in the coming months.
Mariners observing any ice conditions are asked to report them using the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Ice Reporting Form located on the unit's website at http://www.uscg.mil/d5/sectDelawareBay/icereporting.asp. Mariners can also report conditions to the CG Sector Delaware Bay Command Center on VHF Channel 16 or call (215) 271-4807.