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Cape Gazette WEATHER TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23- THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008 51 Wild Delaware ))Kevin Fleming Catch ofthe Day If DELAWARE-DIDN'T ALREADY HAVE the Blue Hen, the Great Blue Heron mightwell be the state bird. Com- mon in the First State wetlands, ponds and rivers all year, the Great Blue Heron feeds on fish, frogs, insects, shrimp and even snakes. Every Tuesday, the Cape Gazette features one of Kevin Reming's new wildlife photographs taken for his book /V'dd Delaware," which will be published in November. To see his photographs on a daily basis, visit his ivehsite www.wilddelaware.com. Boatinc Forecast Delaware's Ca )e Region Five-Day Forecast .Today Low clouds breaking for Patchy clouds some sun and windy High 71-75 LOW 57-81 UV Index: 5 Wednesday  ,.tt.,, ..... Windy with sunshine " 69-73 154-58 UV Index: 5 Thursday Friday Saturday Windy with increasing clouds 66-70 / 58-62 UV Index: 4 Mostly cloudy and windy with a chance of rain 74-78 / 59-63 UV Index: 2 Rain 76-80 / 58-62 UV Index: 2 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. Delawares Cape Re! ion Almanac Surf mdWind Re)ort sGeeorgetown statistics for Sept. 15 to pt. 21. Temperatures High for the week ............. 86 Low for the week .............. 51 Normal high ................. 78 Normal low .................. 57 Average temperature ......... 67.3 Normal average temperature... 67.4 Precipitation Total for the week ........... trace Total for the month .......... 2.66" Normal for the month ........ 2.95" Total for the year ........... 25.26" Normal for the year ......... 34.49" Cooling Degree Days Degree days past week .. -.. ....... 17 Total degree days since Jan. 1 .... 1268 Normal degree days since Jan. 1 . .. 900 Index of fuel consumption indicating how many degrees the average temperature rose above 65 degrees for the day. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeether, Inc. @2008 Beach Re 3ort Acres Today: Winds northeast 15-25 knots, swell east-north- ,.= east 5.9 ft. with a 7 second period. Today's ocean tempermum: 70 Wednesday: Winds east-northeast 15-25 knots, swell east 6-10 ft. with a sec. period. Thursday: Winds northeast 10-20 knots, swell east-southeast 8-12 ft. with a 10 sec. period. AccuWeather.com Apogee and Perigee of the Moon The moon, and its relative distance to the earth, affects tides on a monthty basis. When the moon is farthest from the earth (apogee), tides of decreased  or currents of decreased speed occur. When the moon is closest to the earth (pefigea), the occurrence of increased range or currents of speed is more prevalent. Date .Time Apogee Oct. 5 6:35 a.m.. Perigee Oct. 17 2:07 a.m. Apogee Nov. 2 12:56 a.m. Today Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunrise 6:49 a.m. 6:50 a.m. 6:51 a.m. 6:52 a.m. 6:53 a.m. Sunset Last New. Sep 22 Sep 29 6:55 p.m. 6:54p'm" e O 6:52 p.m. 6:51 p.m. First Full 6:49 p.m. Oct 7 Oct 14 "l'oday: Wind from the northeast at 15.25 knots. Wave heights 5-9 feet. Visibility generally clear. Wednesday: Wind from the east- northeast at 20-30 knots, Wave heights 6-10 feet. Visibility clear. Thursday: Wind from the northeast at 10-20 knots. Wave heights 8-12 feet. Visibility generally clear. Friday: Wind northeast at 10-20 knots. Wave heights 8-12 feet. Visibility under 3 miles in rain. Saturday: Wind northeast at 8-16 knots. Wave heights 6-10 feet. Visibility under 3 miles in rain. Roosevelt Inlet Sept. 23 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Sept. 26 - Sept. 27 F'mithigh - 3:52a.m, - 5i04a,m. First low 9:48 a.m, 10:59 a.m. 12:05 a.m. 12:58 a.m. 1:45 a.m. p,m. Second low 11:02 p,m. - .... 12:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m, 1:57 p.m. Indian River Inlet 25 27 Second low 10:01 p.m. 11:04 p.m. 11:59 p.m. - .... 12:58 p.m. Oak Orchard Sept. 23 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Sept. 26 sept. 27 First high  6:44 m. 7:52 a,m. ' First low 12:21 a,m. - 1:29 a.m, 2:32 a.m. 3:27 a.m. 4:13 a.m Second high :'  : 827 p.m. Second low 12:14 p.m. 1:23 p.m. 2:30 p.m. ;3:31 p.m. 4:26 p.m. Rehoboth Beach sept. 23 sept. 24 sept, 25 SepL 26 Sept. 27 " i - 5:01 a.m.' . 5:58 a,m.  . Second low 9:58 p.m. 11:01 p.m. 11:56 p.m. - .... 12:55 p.m.