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Cape Gazette WEATHER TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008 43 P Wild Delaware )) Kevin Fleming lqO :00w00now Goose Music Y JANUARY, DELAWARE has as ;) many as 150,000 snow geese filling - our wetlands alongthe Delaware Bay. That's more than double the human population of Wilmington; the state's largest city. Here, a snow goose in Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge looks like an orchestra conductor as he flaps his wings at sunrise. Every Tuesday, the Cape Gazette features 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 wehsite, wilddelaware.com. Boating Forecast Delaware's Ca 3e Region Five-Day Forecast Today Morning flurries; clouds and sun, breezy High 42-46 UV Index: 2 rtly cloudy, windy and cold Low 30;34 Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Mostly sunny, windy and cold Partly sunny and chilly Mostty sunny and cold Mostly sunny and breezy 42-46 1 27-31 46-50 1 2933 44-48 1 28-32 43-47 1 32-36 UV Index: 2 UV Index: 2 UV Index: 2 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. Surf and Wind Report Delaware's Cape Region Almanac Beach Re3ort Georgetown statistics for Nov. 10 to Nov. 16. Temperatures High for the week ............. 76 Low for the week .............. 31 Normal high ................. 59 Normal low .................. 38 Average temperature ......... 51.2 Normal average temperature .., 48.6 Precipitation Total for the week ........... 1.86" Total for the montl ......... .. 3.21 Normal for the month ........ 1.76" Total for the year ........... 32.94" Normal for the year ......... 40.65" Heating Degree Days Degree days past week ............ 97- Total degree days since July 1 .... 437 Normal degree days since July 1 ... 547 Index of fuel consumption indicating how many degrees the average temperature fell below 65 degrees for the day. Apogee and Perigee of the Moon The moon, and its rstative distance to the earth, affects tides on a monthly basis. When the moon is farthest from the earth (apogee), tides of clccroml tango o ourmnt8 o dccrcmmd speed occur. When the mooo is closest to the earth (perigee), the occurrenco of ircmased range or currents of speed is more prevalent. Date Time Apogee Nov. 29 11:66 a.rn. Perigee Dec. 12 4:38 p.m. Apogee Dec. 25 12:51 p.m. Today Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWesther, Inc. @2008 Sunrise Sunset Last New Nov 19 Nov 27 6:48 a.m. 4:45 p.m. 6:47a.m. 4:44p.m. O O 6:48 a.m. 4:43 p.m. 6:49 a.m. 4:43 p.m. First Full 6:50 a.m. 4:42 p.m. Dec 5 Dec 12 swell northeast Today: Winds northwest 15-25 knots, 2-Am 4 ft. with a 6 second period. Today's ocean temtxmlture: B4 Wednesday: Winds northwest 12-25 knots, swell east-northeast 3-5 ft. with a 7 sec. period. Thursday: Winds west 8-16 knots, swell east- northeast 1-3 ft. with a 9 sec. period. Today: Wind northwest 15-25 knots. Wave heights 2-4 feet. Visibility under 4 miles in morning flurries. Wednesday: Wind from the north- west at 12-25 knots. Wave heights 3- 6 feet. Visibility clear. Thursday: Wind from the west at 8- 16 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility generally clear. Friday: Wind from the northwest at 10-20 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility clear. Saturday: Wind from the west-north- west at 8-16 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility clear. Roosevelt Inlet Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 .ITL First low 6:08 a.m. 7:14 a.m, 8:24 a.m. 9:35 a.m. 10:40 a.rn. Second low 7-13 p.m. 8:15 p.m, 9:14 p.m. 10:10 p.m. 10:69 p.m. Indian River Inlet Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 First low 7;22 a.m. 8:30 a.m 9:36 a.m. h 2sp.m. ;" 3pim.,.:: P. Second low 6:15 p.m. 7:14 p.m. 8:11 p.m. 9:04 p.m. 9:53 p.m. Oak Orchard Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 First low 8:37 a.m, 9:42 a.m. 10:50 a.m. 11:58 a.m. 12:32 a.m. Second low 9:43 p.m. 10:42 p.m. 11:39 p.m. - .... 1:04 p.m. Rehoboth Beach Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 First low 5:06 a.m. 6:11 a.m. 7:19 a.m. 8:27 a.m. 9:33 a.m. Second low 6:12 p.m. 7:11 p.m. 8:08 p.m. 9:01 p.m, 9:50 p.m.