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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/19TH WITH TWO DAYLIGHT
VESSELS. TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
APPROX 1030/19TH.

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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

More Rain .....

An upper level low pressure system will bring a good coverage of showers
and thunderstorms through at least Wednesday. Some of the storms will be
locally heavy with rainfall totals between one and two inches possible.
Gusty winds to 40 mph and cloud to ground lightning strikes.

Tropical Storm Fay making landfall this morning near Cape Romano Florida
and will start weakening.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....Variable cloudiness with a 60 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the middle to upper 80's. Winds variable in
direction at 2-12 mph.

Tonight.....Variable cloudiness with a 20 percent coverage of showers.
Lows in the middle 70's. Winds variable in direction less than 5 mph.

Marine Forecast For Tuesday......

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 Wednesday.....Winds S 4-14 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides For Tuesday......

Highs......5:28 P.M.
Lows.....11:54 A.M. and 11:45 P.M.

Sunrise Tuesday.........6:46
Sunset Tuesday..........7:53
Notice posted on Tuesday, August 19, 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.