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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

A DRILL RIG STARTED OUTBOUND 0600/7TH. ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL
IS SCHEDULED TO SAIL 0700/7TH AND ANOTHER AT 0800/7TH. NO
INBOUND DAYLIGHT TRAFFIC IS SCHEDULED FOR THE 7TH.

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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 0500-0930 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1000 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1030 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1030 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1130 Hrs
Total 0500-1200 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1300 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1330 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1400 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1400 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1500 Hrs
Total 0600-1500 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1530 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

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WEATHER

Nice Weather....

High pressure building in from the north. Therefore, temperatures will be
quite a bit cooler at night with lows into the 40's. Highs today should
be in the 60's.

Dry weather is expected through at least Saturday.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today......Mostly sunny. Highs in the middle to upper 60's. Winds
northeasterly 5-16 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight.....Fair. Lows in the middle to upper 40's. Winds mostly north to
northeast 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Wednesday....

Winds......NE 6-18 knots.

Seas.......2-4 feet.

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......75.

Weather........Mostly sunny. No rain expected.

Outlook for Thursday......Winds SE 5-16 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Wednesday.....

Highs........2:45 P.M.

Lows.........8:04 A.M. and 8:57 P.M.

Sunrise Wednesday...6:34

Sunset Wednesday....5:25
Notice posted on Wednesday, November 07, 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.