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Press Release | Sept. 25, 2023

Coast Guard returns port condition to normal in Delaware Bay waterways

PHILADELPHIA — The captain of the port for Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay returned the port condition to normal, Monday, at 8 a.m. following the passage of Tropical Storm Ophelia.

The port and navigable waterways are open for all traffic. 

Early preparation and communication between federal, state, local, and industry partners helped minimize the potential for damage caused by Tropical Storm Ophelia.

For more information about hurricane preparedness, visit NOAA’s and FEMA’s websites where you can find widgets that provide hurricane tracks and other updates. These can be found at Ready.Gov, NOAA NHC, and

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