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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **Pilot Service Suspended**
Date:Monday, November 09, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

AS OF 2200/8TH PILOT SERVICE WAS SUSPENDED DUE TO HIGH WINDS/SEAS
AND REMAINS CLOSED AT THIS TIME. WHEN SERVICE RESUMES TRAFFIC
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OUTBOUND FIRST.

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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 0500-0930 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1000 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1030 Hrs
Chevron 0500-1030 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1130 Hrs
Total 0500-1200 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1300 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1330 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1400 Hrs
Chevron 0600-1400 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1500 Hrs
Total 0600-1500 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1530 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

Ida Moving Into the Gulf........No Threat To SE Texas!!

Ida is now located about 375 miles south of Pensacola Florida with
highest winds of 90 mph. Ida will be moving near the Alabama, Florida
Panhandle coast with weakening expected to begin as upper level winds
increase and water temperatures get progressively cooler.

With Ida to our southeast, the only impact to our weather will be rather
breezy northeasterly winds Monday into Wednesday.

Meanwhile, an upper level disturbance is located over the western Gulf
and is moving to the north-northeast. A few showers will be possible
today. However, most of the rain should stay offshore with any rainfall
totals in our area likely to be less than 1/2 an inch.

Triangle Forecast....

Today......Mostly cloudy and windy with a 40% coverage of showers. Highs
in the lower to middle 70's. NE winds 6-22.

Tonight......Partly cloudy. Lows in the middle to upper 50's. Winds
northeast 6-22 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Monday...

Seas......3-5 feet.
Winds.....E/NE 10-26 knots.
Bays......Choppy.
Water temp.....72.
Weather......Mostly cloudy with showers.
Outlook for Monday.....Winds NE 10-25 knots. Seas 3-5 feet. Scattered
showers.

Sabine Pass Tides For Monday....

High.......10:29 p.m.
Low......2:45 p.m.

Sunrise Today..........6:36
Sunset Today...........5:24
Notice posted on Monday, November 09, 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.