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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT 0600/1ST.
NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND 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.

(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 0500-1300 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1430 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1500 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1530 Hrs
Chevron 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

Nice And Mild....

High pressure taking over today. Partly cloudy skies expected today
ahead of the next cool front which should move through Thursday. Only
widely scattered showers can be expected with this front followed by more
sunshine Friday into Sunday.

Triangle Forecast...

Today....Partly cloudy. Highs in the middle to upper 70's. Winds
becoming southeasterly at 6-22 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight......Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60's. Winds southerly at
3-10 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday.....

Seas......2-5 feet.
Bays......Choppy.
Winds.....SE 6-22 knots.
Weather....Mostly sunny. No rain expected.
Water temp.....73.

Outlook for Thursday.......Winds S/NW 8-24 knots. Seas 3-5 feet. A few
showers possible.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday......

High........11:14 a.m.
Low..........none.

Sunrise Wednesday......7:06
Sunset Wednesday.......7:35
Notice posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2009

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.