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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT
0600/30TH. ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND
TRANSIT 0700/30TH AND ONE FOR 0830/30TH. AT THIS TIME, NO
DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT.

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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

Nice Day......

Skies have cleared and with dry air in place, we'll see sunny and nice
conditions for today. No rain is forecast until Thursday evening when a
few showers will likely return to our area. A good coverage of showers
and thunderstorms can be expected Friday as the next cold front moves
into range.

Triangle Forecast....

Today......Mostly sunny and nice. Highs in the lower 80's. Winds mostly
east to southeast at 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight......Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70's. Winds light and
variable. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday......

Seas......2-3 feet.
Winds.....E/SE 6-18 knots.
Bays......slightly choppy.
Water temp.....81.
Weather......Fair to partly cloudy. No rain expected.
Outlook for Thursday.....Winds SE 6-18 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. A few
evening showers possible.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday.....

Highs.........12:24 p.m.
Lows.........8:53 a.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Sunrise Wednesday.......7:09
Sunset Wednesday........7:03
Notice posted on Wednesday, September 30, 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.