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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/1ST WITH TWO DAYLIGHT
VESSELS. NO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
THE 1ST.

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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.

As of March 9th 1hr has been added to the inbound and outbound
times.

(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1100 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1130 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1200 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1200 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1300 Hrs
Total 0500-1330 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1430 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1500 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1530 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1530 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1630 Hrs
Total 0600-1630 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1700 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

A Few Showers Possible Today.....

A weak cool front will move off the coast this evening with a few showers
and isolated thunderstorms possible. No severe weather is expected with
any rainfall totals likely to be less than 1/2 an inch. A little cooler
and drier air will move in tonight into Wednesday.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....Variable cloudiness with a 30 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs near 80. Winds southerly shifting to northeasterly
at 6-18 mph.

Tonight.....Decreasing cloudiness. Lows in the lower to middle 60's.
Winds northeast at 6-16 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Tuesday....

Winds......S/SE 6-22 knots....
Seas........3-4 feet.
Bays.......slightly choppy to choppy.
Water temp......74.
Weather........Variable cloudiness with a few showers possible.

Outlook for Wednesday.....Winds NE/E 6-16 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Tuesday...

Highs.......2:22 p.m. and 11:11 p.m.
Lows........6:43 a.m. and 8:21 p.m.

Sunrise Tuesday...........7:06 A.M.
Sunset Tuesday............7:35 P.M.

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.
Notice posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008

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.