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. Cape Gazette WEATHER TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16 - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010 3S Wild Delmarva )) Kevin and Jay Fleming Kissing Coots IF IT SWIMS LIKE A DUCK, dives like a duck and flies like a duck is it a duck? Not necessarily if you are thinking about the American coot, which is actually a swimming rail. These two were feed- ing on vegetation one afternoon in a Prime Hook Beach salt marsh when they ended up beak-to- beak. PHOTOGRAPH BY KEVIN FLEMING Plmtographer Kevin Fleming and his son Jay Fleming are shooting a new coffee table book titled "Wild Delmarva." Follow their progress each Tuesday inthe Cape Gazette or visit wilddelmarva.com to see their photosriipits. Wcdy lh mes of clouds ancl sun High 36-40 UV Index: 3 Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Pa doud, breez and coU Py y, tezy and ooU Breezy d ch wmh par Breezy h e rnom; strerm oherwiem, me mJn LOW 23-27 37-41 1 24-28 38-42 / 25-29 42-46 / 22-26 37-41 / 22-26 UV Index: 3 UV Index: 3 UV Index: 3 UV Index: 2 values indicate the exposure !o the sun's Ultraviolet Rays. Shown are the hlghe values for each day. 0-2 Low, 3-5 Moderate, 6-7 High, 8-10 Very high. 11+ Extreme. Georgetown statistics for Feb. 8 to Feb. 14. Temperatures High for the week ............ 39 Low for the week ............. 12 Normal high ...... - ........... 45 Normal low ................. 26 Average temperature ........ 28.5 Normal average temperature... 35.4 Precipitation Total for the week .......... 1.30" Total for the month . ......... 2.32" Normal for the month ....... 1.54" Total for the year ............ 5.91" Normal for the year ......... 5.48" Heating Degree Days Degree days past week .......... 253 Total degree days since July 1 .... 2809 Normal degree days since July 1 . 3015 Index of fuel (onsumlion indicating how many degrees the average temperature fell below 65 degrees for the day. The m,n, and its relstlve dnce to the earth, affects tides on a monthly basis. When the moon is farthest from the earth (apogee), tides of decreased range or currents of decreased speed occur. When the moon Is ctosest to the earth (perigee), the occurrence of increased range or currents of speed is more prevalent. Date Time Perigee Jan. 1 3:37 p.m. Apogee Jan. 16 8:41 p.m. Perigee Jan. 30 4:04 a.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Ino. 2010 Aores BeaCh Moy doudy and d Sunrise Sunset Today 6:50 a.m 5:39 p.m. Wednesday 6:49 a.m 5:40 p.m. Thursday 6:48 a.m. 5:41 p.m. Friday 6:47 a.m. 5:42 p.m. Saturday 6:48 a.m. 5:43 p.m. Beach First Full Feb 21 Feb 28 Last New Mar 7 Mar 15 Today: Winds west 10-20 knots, swell northwest 3-5 ft. i with a 4 second period. Today's ocean temperature: 36 Wednesday: Winds west 12-25 knots, swell no]'thwest 3-5 ft. with a 4 sac. ",'a=-,m period. " Thursday: Winds west 12-25 knots, swell north- T" west 3-5 ft. with a 4 sec. period. AccuWeather.com Today: Wind from the west at 10-20 knots, Wave heights 3-5 feet. Visibility * clear to the horizon. Wednesday: Small craft should exer- cise caution, Wind west 12-25 knots. Waves 5-9 feet. Visibility clear. Thursday: Wind from the west at 12- 25 knots. Wave heights 3-5 feet. Visibility clear to the horizon. Friday: Wind west-northwest at 12-25 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 2 miles in snow Saturday: Wind from the northwest at 10-20 knots Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility clear.. Roosevelt Inlet Feb. 16 Feb. 17 Rrst high 9:55 &m. 10:29 am. First low 3:44 a.m. 4:21 a.m. Second high 10:12 p.m. 10:48 p,m. Second low 4:07 p.m. 4:38 p.m. Indian River Inlet Feb. 16 Feb. 17 First high 9:43 a.m. 10:19 a.m: - First low 2:43 a.m. 3:23 a,m, Second high 9:59 p.m. Second low 3:07 p.m. Oak Orchard Feb. 16 Rrst high 11:53 &m. First low 6:11 a.m Second high Second low 6:35 p.m Rehoboth Beach Feb. 16 First high 9:02 a.m. First low 2:40 a.m. Second high 9:18 p.m, Second low 3:04 p.m. Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 20 11:05&m. - 11:44 a.m t2:12a.m 5:00 a.m. 5:43 a.m. 6:32 a.m 11":27 p,m: , --- "  12:29 p.m. 5:13 p.m. 5:52 p.m. 6!38 p.m Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 20 :lO:55.a.m: - " 11.'3 am. .. 12:00&m 4:04 a.m 4:50 a.m 5:40 a.m 10:37 p.m. 11 t7m..12:t7 p.m 3:41 p.m 4:18 p,m. 4:59 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Feb, 17 Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 20 12:09 &m. 12:47 a.m. 1:27 a.rrL 2:10 a.m. 6:51 a.m 7:32 a.m. 8:18 a.m. 9:08 a.m, 12:29p.m. . 1 05).m. 1:44prrL 2:27pm 7:09 p.m. 7:46 p.m, 8:27 p.m. 9:13 p.m. Feb. 17 Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 20 9:38 a.m. 10:14 a.m. . 10:53 &m. 11:36 am: 3:20 am. 4:01 a.m. 4:47 a.m. 5:37 a.m. 9:56 p.m 10:36 p.m 11:19 Im. --- 3:38 p.m. 4:15 p.m. 4:56 p.m. 5:42 p.m.