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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, August 18, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/18TH WITH ONE DAYLIGHT
VESSEL. THREE DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
APPROX 1030/18TH.

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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

Plenty Of Showers The Next Several Days.....

An upper level low pressure system will bring a good coverage of showers
and thunderstorms. Some of the storms will be locally heavy with
rainfall totals between one and two inches possible.

Tropical Storm Fay will affect Florida the next few days.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....Variable cloudiness with a 50 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80's. Winds variable in direction at
3-12 mph.

Tonight.....Variable cloudiness with a 20 percent coverage of showers.
Lows in the middle 70's. Winds mostly south to southeast at 2-8 mph.

Marine Forecast For Monday

Winds.....S 3-14 knots.
Seas.......2-3 feet.
Bays.......slightly choppy.
Water temp.....87.
Weather....Variable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Outlook for Sunday.....Winds S 4-14 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides For Monday......

Highs......1:31 P.M.
Lows.......11:11 A.M. and 11:10 P.M.

Sunrise Monday..........6:44
Sunset Monday...........7:56
Notice posted on Monday, August 18, 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.