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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, June 21, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT 0600/21ST.
THREE DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
1000-1100/21ST. A FOURTH DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO
START INBOUND 1300/21ST.

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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:

High Pressure Building In....

High pressure will be building over our area mainly in the upper levels
for the next few days resulting in fewer showers and thunderstorms. The
coverage should be less than 20 percent with the activity generally
restricted to the evening hours.

Temperatures should be a couple of degrees warmer during the afternoon
due to more sunshine.

Triangle Forecast.....

Tonight....Fair. Lows in the middle 70's. Winds light southeasterly less
than 6 mph. No rain expected.

Thursday...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs near 90 to the lower 90's. Heat index near 103.
Winds southeasterly 4-14 mph.

Marine Forecast for Thursday.....

Winds......SE 6-15 knots.

Seas.......2-3 feet.

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......86.

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

Outlook for Friday.....Winds mostly SE 4-14 knots. Seas 2-3 feet.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides for Thursday.....

Highs........9:47 A.M. and 9:34 P.M.

Lows.........2:30 A.M. and 6:05 P.M.

Sunrise Thursday.......6:15

Sunset Thursday........8:20
Notice posted on Thursday, June 21, 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.