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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **Daylight Restriction Times Adjusted**
Date:Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT 0600/17TH.
ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
1000-1100/17TH.

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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 0500-1030 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1100 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1130 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1130 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1230 Hrs
Total 0500-1300 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1400 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1430 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1500 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1500 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1600 Hrs
Total 0600-1600 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1630 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:

Warmer Afternoons.....

Southerly windflow will continue for the next few days which will result
in above normal temperatures. Only a slight risk of showers and
thunderstorms can be expected.

A weak cool front will likely move through Thursday evening with dry
weather expected this weekend.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today......Partly cloudy with a 20 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the middle to upper 80's. Winds south to
southwest 6-18 mph.

Tonight.....Partly cloudy. Lows near 70. Winds south to southeast 2-12
mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Wednesday....

Winds......S 6-18 knots.

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

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......81.

Weather........Partly cloudy and widely scattered showers and
thunderstorms possible.

Outlook for Thursday......Winds SW 6-22 knots. Seas 2-4 feet. Isolated
showers possible.

Sabine Pass Tides for Wednesday...

High.......none

Low........1:58 P.M.

Sunrise Wednesday......7:19

Sunset Wednesday.......6:43
Notice posted on Wednesday, October 17, 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.