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Cape Gazette WEATHER TUESDAY, JUNE 17- THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008 43 WILD DELAWARE )) KEVIN FLEMING Fox Hunting RED FOX ARE COMMON IN DELAWARE and fun to watch as they hunt for mice and pretty much anything they can scavenge from fields and woods. Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Smyrna is one of the best places to see foxes and sunrise or sunset would be the best time. Every Tuesday, the Cape Gazette will feature one of Kevin Fleming's new wildlife photographs taken for his book "Wild Delaware;' which will be published in November. To see his photographs on a daily basis, visit his website www.wilddelaware.com. Boating Forecast Delaware's Cape Region Five-Day Forecast Today Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Partly sunny Partly Cloudy and cool intervals of cl0u and Intervals of clouds and Some sun Partly sunny with a shower sunshine sunshine or thunderstorm High 76-80 LOW 60-64 74-78 / 55-59 75-79 / 57-61 78-82 / 61-65 80-84 / 62-66 UV Index: 8 UV Index: 7 UV Index: 6 UV Index: 7 UV Index: 5 Values indicate the exposure to the sun's Ultraviolet Rays. Shown are the highest values for each day. 0-2 Low, 3-5 Moderate, 6-7 High, 8-10 Very high, 11 + Extreme. Almanac Delaware s Cape Region Surf and Wind Rej)ort ueOrgetown statistics for June 9 to ne 15. Temperatures High for the week ............. 98 Low for the week .............. 61 Normal high ................. 81 Normal low .................. 59 Average temperature ......... 79.3 Normal average temperature... 70.1 Precipitation Total for the week ........... 0.06" Total for the month .......... 1.05" Normal for the month ........ 1.75" Total for the year ............ 17.22" Normal for the year ......... 20.91" Cooling Degree Days Degree days past week .......... 101 Total degree days since Jan. 1 ..... 232 Normal degree days since Jan. 1 .... 68 Index of fuel consumption indicating how many degrees the average temperature rose above 65 degrees for the day. Beach Re3ort Apogee and Perigee of the Moon The moon, and its relath/e distance 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 closest to the earth (perigee), the occurrence of increased range or currents of speed is more prevalent. Date Time Perigee July 1 5:23 p.m. Apogee July 14 12:15 a.m. Perigee July 29 7:25 p.m. Today Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunrise Sunset 5:35 a.m. 8:27 p.m. 5:35 a.m. 8:28 p.m. 5:35 a.m. 8:28 p.m. 5:36 a.m. 8:28 p.m. 5:36 a.m. 8:29 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2008 I Shores ' Beach Full Last Jun 18 Jun 26 New First Jul 2 Jul 10 Today: Winds west 8-16 knots, swell south 1-2 ft. ' w,tha .. 5 second period. Today's ocean temperature: 73 Wednesday: Winds west 7-14 knots, swell east 1-2 ft. with a 9 sec. period. Thursday: Winds west-northwest 6-12 knots, swell east 1-2 ft. with a 8 sac. period. AccuWeather.com Today: Wind from the west-northwest at 8-16 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility clear. Wednesday: Wind from the west at 7-14 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility generally unrestricted. Thursday: Wind from the west at 7- 14 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility generally clear. Friday: Wind from the west-south- west at 6-12 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility unrestricted. Saturday: Wind south 7-14 knots. Waves 1-3 feet. Visibility under 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm. Roosevelt Inlet June .17 June 18 June19 June 20 June 21 Fkst high. 11:17 a.m. First low 2:53 a.m. 3:32 a.m. 4:10 a.m. 4:47 a.m. 5:23 a.m. Second low 2:28 p.m. 3:07 p.m. 3:46 p.m. 4:26 p.m. 5:06 p.m. Indian River inlet June 17 June 18 June 19 June 20 June 21 First high +:08 a.m. 8:51a.m. 9:33 a.m. 10:15 a.m+ 10:57 a.m.+ Second low 1:23 p.m. 2:04 p.m. 2:44 p.m. 3:25 p.m. 4:06 p.m. Oak Orchard June 17 June 18 June 19 June 20 June 21 First high lO:Sa.m. t:01 e.m 11:43 a.m, 2:09 am, 1 First low 5:15 a.m. 5:53 a.m. 6:31 a.m. 7:09 a.m. 7:48 a.m. 1:o7 p. Second low 4:51 p.m. 5:32 p.m. 6:12 p.m. 6:53 p.m. 7:34 p.m. Rehoboth Beach June 17 June 18 June 19 June 20 June 21 First low 1:44 a.m. 2:22 a.m. 3:00 a.m. 3:38 a.m. 4:17 a.m. Second low 1:20 p.m. 2:01 p.m. 2:41 p.m. 3:22 p.m. 4:03 p,m..