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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, April 21, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/21ST WITH ONE DAYLIGHT
VESSEL. TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
1000-1100/21ST.

A DEAD TOW VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO SAIL FROM THE RESERVE FLEET
TO SEA STARTING 0700/22APR08. THIS WILL MOST LIKELY NOT ALLOW
FOR ANY INBOUND DAYLIGHT TRAFFIC ON THE 22ND.

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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

Great Looking Weekend Into Next Week

Moisture will slowly increase this week as southeasterly winds have
returned. A few showers will be possible by the end of the week as a weak
front stalls north of the area.

Triangle Forecast...

Tonight.......Fair. Lows in the near 65. Winds mostly southeast at 2-12
mph. No rain expected.

Monday......Mostly sunny. Highs around 82. Winds southeast 3-14 mph. No
rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Monday.......

Winds......SE 5-16 knots....
Seas........2-3 feet.
Bays........slightly choppy.
Water temp......72.
Weather........Mostly sunny. No rain expected.
Outlook for Sunday......SE 6-18 knots. Seas 3 feet. No rain expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Sunday.....

Highs.........4:14 a.m. and 2:11 p.m.
Lows.........10:51 a.m and 9:59 p.m.

Sunrise Sunday...................6:45 A.M.
Sunset Sunday...................7:46 P.M.

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.
Notice posted on Monday, April 21, 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.