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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/7TH WITH ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED
VESSEL. ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
APPROX 1100/7TH.

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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

Chilly Start, Nice Afternoon....

After a chilly start, a warming trend is expected with readings much
warmer by Wednesday and Thursday. Rain chances return Thursday and into
Easter weekend.

Triangle Forecast...

Today....Sunny and nice. Highs in the middle to upper 60's. Winds
mostly northwesterly at 5-16 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight......Mostly fair and cool. Lows in the middle 40's. Winds
variable less than 10 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Tuesday.....

Seas......2-4 feet.
Bays......Slightly Choppy.
Winds.....NW 5-18 knots.
Weather....Fair. No rain expected.
Water temp.....68.

Outlook for Wednesday.....Winds S 6-22 knots. Seas 3-4 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides For Tuesday......

Highs........2:24 p.m.
Lows.........9:21 a.m. and 9:16 p.m.

Sunrise Tuesday..........6:59
Sunset Tuesday...........7:38
Notice posted on Tuesday, April 07, 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.