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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED INBOUND AT 0500/22ND.
ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND
TRANSIT AFTERNOON 22ND.

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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 0500-1330 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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CHANNEL 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

Cool Front Moving In This Evening......

A cool front will likely move off the coast this evening with a good
coverage of showers and thunderstorms expected. This good coverage of
rain will continue on Wednesday with the front stalled just to our south
over the Gulf. Some of the rains over the next few days will be locally
heavy with the potential for one to two inches of rain in a 24 hour
period.

Triangle Forecast....

Today......Variable cloudiness with a 70 percent coverage of showers and
thunderstorms by daybreak. Highs in the lower to middle 80's. Winds
southwesterly shifting to northerly late in the afternoon at 5-18 mph.

Tonight......Mostly cloudy with a 70 percent coverage of showers or
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70's. Winds north at 4-16 mph.

Marine Forecast For Tuesday......

Seas......2-3 feet.
Winds.....SW/N 6-18 knots.
Bays......slightly choppy.
Water temp.....83.
Weather......Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Outlook for Wednesday.....Winds N/NE 6-18 knots. Seas 2-3 feet.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides For Tuesday.....

Highs.........8:33 p.m.
Lows..........12:43 p.m.

Sunrise Tuesday...........7:04
Sunset Tuesday............7:13
Notice posted on Tuesday, September 22, 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.