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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **Channel Closed due to Fog**
Date:Thursday, November 29, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

AS OF 0124/29TH THE SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL CLOSED AND PILOT
SERVICE WAS SUSPENDED DUE TO DENSE FOG AND REMAINS CLOSED
AT THIS TIME. WHEN THE FOG CLEARS, TRAFFIC IS SCHEDULED TO
MOVE OUTBOUND. NO INBOUND DAYLIGHT TRAFFIC IS EXPECTED FOR
TODAY.

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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

***

U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

***

WEATHER

Weak Front Early Thursday....

A weak cool front will move through our area tomorrow mornin with no rain
expected with the frontal passage. Temperatures will be just a little
cooler for afternoon highs Thursday.

A warming trend is expected to begin Friday into Sunday with onshore
winds. This will be ahead of a cold front which should generate a few
showers and thunderstorms Sunday evening into Monday.

Triangle Forecast.....

Tonight.....Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to middle 50's. Winds
shifting to northerly around daybreak at 6-22 mph. No rain expected.

Thursday.....Gradual clearing. Highs in the lower to middle 60's. Winds
north to northeast 8-22 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Thursday.......

Winds......N/NE 8-24 knots.

Seas.......3-5 feet.

Bays.......choppy.

Water temp......62.

Weather........Clearing. No rain expected.

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

Sabine Pass Tides for Thursday.....

High........9:40 p.m.

Low.........1:09 p.m.

Sunrise Thursday....6:52

Sunset Thursday.....5:16
Notice posted on Thursday, November 29, 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.