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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, June 28, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT 0600/28TH.
FOUR DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED TO START INBOUND TRANSIT
1000-1100/28TH.

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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:

A Storm Possible......

Most of the shower and thunderstorm activity has moved to the north and
northwest of our area around an upper level low near Dallas. This upper
level low will likely continue in the North Texas area into the weekend
with most of the showers and thunderstorms staying out of our area. An
increase in moisture will once again occur as upper low approaches Texas
coast this weekend.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today...Partly cloudy and hot with a 20% coverage of thunderstorms. Highs
low 90's. SE wind 3-15 mph.

Tonight....Partly cloudy. Lows in the middle to upper 70's. Winds south
to southeast 2-10 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Thursday

Winds......S/SE 5-16 knots.

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

Bays.......Slightly choppy.

Water temp......87.

Weather........Partly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms.

Outlook for Thursday.....Winds mostly SE 4-18 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. A few
showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides for Thursday....

High........none

Low.........8:23 P.M.

Sunrise Thursday.....6:17

Sunset Thursday......8:21
Notice posted on Thursday, June 28, 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.