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

TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS AND A MILITARY VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND
AT 0600/1ST. 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.

30mins has been added to the inbound and outbound
times.

(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1200 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1230 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1300 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1300 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1400 Hrs
Total 0500-1430 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1530 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1600 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1630 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1630 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1630 Hrs
Total 0600-1730 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1800 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

Hot Weekend With A Slight Risk Of Showers....

The majority of the showers and thunderstorms for the next few days will
likely stay to our east with only an isolated shower possible locally.
Otherwise, temperatures will stay about the same into early next week.

The tropics are quiet.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....Partly cloudy with a 20 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to middle 90's. Heat index near 104.
Winds mostly south to southwest at 3-14 mph.

Tonight.....Fair. Lows in the middle to upper 70's. Winds light
southerly less than 7 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Friday.....

Winds.....S/SW 4-15 knots.
Seas.......2-3 feet.
Bays.......slightly choppy.
Water temp.....87.
Weather....Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms possible.

Outlook for Saturday......Winds SW 4-15 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms possible.

Sabine Pass Tides For Friday.....

Highs.......1:41 P.M.
Lows.......10:13 A.M. and 10:33 P.M.

Sunrise Friday.............6:35
Sunset Friday..............8:09
Notice posted on Friday, August 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.