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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/16TH WITH TWO DAYLIGHT
VESSELS. TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
1000-1100/16TH.

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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.

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

Clouds To Increase........

Southeast winds will be increasing with the risk of a few showers or
thunderstorms by Thursday evening into Friday morning as the next cool
front moves into range. Temperatures and moisture will be on the rise
into Thursday with only a little cooler nighttime conditions expected
over the weekend.

Triangle Forecast...

Today....Partly cloudy, breezy and mild. Highs in the lower to middle
70's. Winds southeasterly at 6-22 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight.....Fair to partly cloudy. Lows near 60 to the lower 60's.
Winds southeasterly at 4-15 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Wednesday.......

Winds......SE 8-22 knots....
Seas........3-4 feet.
Bays.......slightly choppy/choppy.
Water temp......70.
Weather........Partly cloudy. No rain expected.

Outlook for Thursday......S/SE 8-24 knots. Seas 4-5 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Wednesday.....

Highs.........1:56 p.m.
Lows..........8:25 a.m and 8:50 p.m.

Sunrise Wednesday...........6:49 A.M.
Sunset Wednesday...........7:44 P.M.

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.
Notice posted on Wednesday, April 16, 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.