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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, June 15, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS STARTED INBOUND TRANSIT AT 0730/15TH.
ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND TRANSIT 1400/15TH.

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Vessels that meet one of the following
criteria are considered daylight restricted.

85,000 Dead Weight or over
875 ft Length Over All or over
125 ft Beam or over

Please find the following updated daylight restriction times
from the Sabine Pilots for the Sabine/Neches Channel.


(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1200 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1230 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1300 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1300 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1400 Hrs
Total 0500-1430 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1530 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1600 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1630 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1630 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1730 Hrs
Total 0600-1730 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1800 Hrs

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RIVER DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.
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AIRDRAFT :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)
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TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

PORT OF PORT ARTHUR
PABTEX/GLOBAL
PORT OF ORANGE
TOTAL
HUNTSMAN
MOTIVA-PT NECHES
UNOCAL/CHEVRON
OIL TANKING
DUPONT
TEPPCO
EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.
PORT OF BEAUMONT

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U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

WEATHER:

More Stormy Weather....

No big change in our weather pattern with more scattered showers and
thunderstorms mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. Some of the
storms will be heavy with gusty winds to 40 mph and rainfall totals
between one and two inches possible.

Some slight decrease in the coverage of showers and thunderstorms is
expected by the end of the weekend as a little drier air works in from
the west.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today......Partly cloudy and hot with a 50 percent coverage of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90's. Winds mostly southeasterly 2-
12 mph.

Tonight.....A few showers and thunderstorms possible. Lows in the lower
to middle 70's. Winds light and variable less than 5 mph.

Marine Forecast for Friday.....

Winds......S/SE 2-12 knots.

Seas.......1-2 feet.

Bays.......mostly smooth.

Water temp......87.

Weather........Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Outlook for Saturday.....Winds mostly SE 2-12 knots. Seas 1-2 feet.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides for Friday.....

High........5:53 A.M.

Low........10:32 P.M.

Sunrise Friday......6:14

Sunset Friday.......8:18
Notice posted on Friday, June 15, 2007

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.