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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, April 20, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND WITH ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL
AT 0600/20TH. ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR
INBOUND TRANSIT APPROX 1200/20TH.

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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

Drying Out....

High pressure is ridging into Texas. Dry weather is instore for the area
this week with mild nights and warm days.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....Sunny and nice with highs in the mid 70's. Winds NW 4-16 mph.
No rain expected.

Tonight.....Clear and cool. Lows in the lower to middle 50's. Light
Winds. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Monday....

Seas......2-4 feet.
Bays......Choppy
Winds.....NW 6-24 knots.
Weather....Sunny.
Water temp.....72.

Sabine Pass Tides For Monday

High........1:20 p.m.
Low.........7:04 a.m. and 8:05 p.m.

Sunrise Today........6:44
Sunset Today............7:46
Notice posted on Monday, April 20, 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.