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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL STARTED INBOUND TRANSIT AT 0500/8TH. A
SECOND DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO START INBOUND 0900/8TH.
AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND
TRANSIT.

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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 deducted from the inbound and outbound
times.

(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1100 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1130 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1200 Hrs
Chevron 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
Chevron 0600-1530 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1530 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

Dry Weather Into The Weekend....

High pressure is building in from the northwest and north which will give
us dry weather into the weekend. Temperatures will also be a little
cooler with the lower humidity levels.

Triangle Forecast...

Tonight....Fair. Lows in the upper 50's to near 60. Winds northwesterly
at 3-12 mph. No rain expected.

Wednesday.....Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80's. Winds mostly
northwest to north at 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday......

Seas......2-3 feet.
Bays......slightly choppy.
Winds....NW/N 5-16 knots.
Weather.....Fair. No rain expected.
Water temp.....82.

Outlook for Thursday.....NE 3-14 knots. Seas 2 feet. No rain expected.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday......

High........2:18 A.M.
Low....... 5:28 P.M.

Sunrise Wednesday........7:13
Sunset Wednesday.........6:54
Notice posted on Wednesday, October 08, 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.