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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, November 08, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL STARTED INBOUND AT 0500/8TH. THREE MORE DAYLIGHT
VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED TO START INBOUND AT 0800/8TH. ONE DAYLIGHT
VESSEL WILL POSSIBLE SAIL LATE AFTERNOON 8TH.

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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

Warming Up.......

A gradual warming trend will begin today with highs back into the 70's
this through this weekend. The next risk for showers will likely begin
Saturday with the best risk from Monday through Tuesday.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today.....Partly cloudy and mild . Highs near 70 to the lower 70's. Winds
mostly east to southeast 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight....Partly cloudy. Lows in the middle to upper 50's. Winds
southeasterly 2-10 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Thursday....

Winds......E 6-16 knots.

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

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......71.

Weather........Fair to partly cloudy. No rain expected.

Outlook for Friday......Winds SE 6-18 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Thursday.....

Highs.........3:31 P.M.

Lows..........8:22 A.M. and 9:34 P.M.

Sunrise Thursday....6:35

Sunset Thursday.....5:24
Notice posted on Thursday, November 08, 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.