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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

THE DEAD TOW VESSEL MOVEMENT IS SCHEDULED TO GET UNDERWAY
AT 0800/23RD. NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED TRAFFIC WILL BE ABLE
TO INBOUND ON THE 23RD.

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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

Little Change....

High pressure to our east will keep onshore windflow going into the
weekend with a few showers or thunderstorms possible mainly Saturday and
Sunday as the next cool front moves in. Meanwhile, temperatures will
stay a little above normal with moderate winds.

Triangle Forecast...

Tonight.....Mostly cloudy. Lows near 70 to the lower 70's. Winds south
to southeast at 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Wednessday...Partly cloudy with a 10 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to middle 80's. Winds south to
southeast at 6-18 mph.

Marine Forecast for Wednesday.......

Winds......S/SE 6-18 knots....
Seas........3 feet.
Bays........slightly choppy to choppy.
Water temp......76.
Weather........Variable cloudiness with isolated showers possible.

Outlook for Thursday......S/SE 6-22 knots. Seas 3-4 feet. Isolated
showers possible.

Sabine Pass Tides for Wednesday.....

High.........7:21 a.m.
Low..........none

Sunrise Wednesday...........6:41 A.M.
Sunset Wednesday............7:48 P.M.

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.
Notice posted on Wednesday, April 23, 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.