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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, November 16, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0700/16TH. ONE DAYLIGHT
VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT 1100/16TH.

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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 0500-0900 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1930 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1000 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1000 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1100 Hrs
Total 0500-1130 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1230 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1300 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1330 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1330 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1430 Hrs
Total 0600-1430 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1500 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

Warm, Wet Weekend....

Another nice day today but changes coming as an upper level disturbance
approaches our area this weekend with increasing cloudiness Saturday. A
few showers will be possible by Saturday evening with the risk of rain
continuing into Sunday.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today.....Mostly sunny. Highs in the middle to upper 60's. Winds becoming
easterly at 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight.....Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to middle 50's. Winds
southerly and light. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Friday....

Winds......NE/E 6-18 knots.

Seas.......3-4 feet.

Bays.......choppy becoming slightly choppy.

Water temp......70.

Weather........Becoming partly cloudy. No rain expected.

Outlook for Saturday......Winds SE 6-18 knots. Seas 3 feet. A few showers
possible by late evening.

Sabine Pass Tides for Friday.....

Highs......10:32 P.M.

Low........1:14 P.M.

Sunrise Friday........6:42

Sunset Friday.........5:20
Notice posted on Friday, November 16, 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.