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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND TRANSIT
AFTERNOON 8TH. AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE
SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT THE 8TH.

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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

Warming Into Easter Weekend....

High pressure is sliding to the east and onshore windflow will develop.
Therefore, readings tonight will be much warmer than last night with
highs Wednesday in the middle to upper 70's. The next significant risk of
rain will be late Saturday into Sunday as a Pacific storm system moves in
from the west.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....Mostly sunny. Highs in the middle 70's Winds south to
southwest at 6-20 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight.....Mostly fair. Lows near 60. Winds southerly at 2-12 mph. No
rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday.....

Seas......2-4 feet.
Bays......Slightly Choppy.
Winds.....S/SW 6-22 knots.
Weather....Fair to partly cloudy. No rain expected.
Water temp.....67.

Outlook for Thursday.....Winds S 6-24 knots. Seas 3-5 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday......

Highs........2:37 p.m.
Lows........10:14 a.m. and 9:50 p.m.

Sunrise Wednesday.........6:58
Sunset Wednesday..........7:39
Notice posted on Wednesday, April 08, 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.