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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Updae
Date:Monday, October 01, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

THREE DAYLIGHT VESSELS STARTED INBOUND TRANSIT AT 0500/1ST.
AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND
TRANSIT THE 1ST.

FOLLOWING NOTE FROM THE SABINE PILOTS:

VESSELS 35FT FW DRAFT OR MORE SHOULD BE MADE AWARE OF A
SHALLOW SPOT APPROX 10 MILES SOUTH OF "SB" BUOY LOCATED
AT 29-16.38N 93-40.51W.

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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 0500-1100 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1130 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1200 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1200 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1300 Hrs
Total 0500-1330 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1430 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1500 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1530 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1530 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1630 Hrs
Total 0600-1630 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1700 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:

Subtropical System Possible In The Gulf This Week!!

Drier air is slowly advancing west from Louisiana this evening. High
pressure aloft slowly building as well. Rain chances slim to none through
Wednesday.

All Models show upper Low near the Bahamas moving west into the Gulf and
possibily developing.

Triangle Forecast.....

Tonight....Partly Cloudy. Lows in the lower 70's.. Winds southeasterly 4-
14 mph. No rain expected.

Monday.....Partly cloudy. A 10% coverage of showers. Highs in the upper
80's. Winds southeasterly 5-16 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Monday

Winds......E/SE 5-18 knots.

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

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......84.

Weather........Partly cloudy. No rain expected.

Outlook for Monday....Winds SE 5-16 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. Isolated
showers.

Sabine Pass Tides for Monday

Highs.....3:30 A.M. and 7:26 P.M.

Lows.....12:01 A.M. and 11:48 P.M.
Notice posted on Monday, October 01, 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.