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

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/20TH. AT
THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED TRAFFIC IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT THE 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 0500-0930 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

Rain Through Saturday Morning....

Upper and mid level low pressure will move up the coast today. This low
will combine with a weak front from the northwest. Rain will push into
our area and continue into tomorrow morning. Some of the rainfall will be
locally heavy with amounts between one and two inches possible. Skies
should finally clear Sunday with warmer temperatures forecast.

Triangle Forecast....

Today.....Cloudy with a 90 percent coverage of rain and a few
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to middle 60's. Winds mostly easterly
at 6-22 mph.

Tonight.....Cloudy with a 70 percent coverage of rain by daybreak. Lows
near 60. Winds mostly east to southeast at 5-18 mph.

Marine Forecast For Friday...

Seas......3-6 feet. Small craft advisory.
Winds.....E/SE 8-28 knots.
Bays......Choppy/Rough.
Water temp.....70.
Weather......Cloudy with periods of rain and a few thunderstorms.
Outlook for Saturday.....Winds NE 8-28 knots. Seas 4-6 feet. Rain
ending.

Sabine Pass Tides For Friday....

High.........7:52 p.m.
Lows.......11:12 a.m. and 11:12 p.m.

Sunrise Friday..........6:45
Sunset Friday...........5:18
Notice posted on Friday, November 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.