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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, April 23, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND WITH TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS
AT 0600/23RD. AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE
SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT THE 23RD.

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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

Warm And Windy.....

High pressure Sliding to the east and will allow an onshore windflow.
Humidity levels will be on the increase but no rain for the area this
week with mild nights and warm days.

Triangle Forecast...

Today......Partly cloudy. Highs low 80's. South wind 6-22 mph. No rain
expected.

Tonight.....Mostly fair with patchy fog possible. Lows in the lower to
middle 60's. Light Winds. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Thursday

Seas......2-4 feet.
Bays...... Choppy
Winds.....S 6-22 knots.
Weather....Sunny.
Water temp.....72.

Sabine Pass Tides For Thursday

High........1:32 p.m.
Low.........9:41 a.m. and 9:06 p.m.

Sunrise Today........6:41
Sunset Today............7:48
Notice posted on Thursday, April 23, 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.