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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

THREE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED INBOUND AT 0500/25TH.
ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND TRANSIT
AFTERNOON 25TH.

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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

Plenty Of Sunshine Tomorrow.......

The cold front is now offshore in the Gulf as high pressure builds in
from the northwest. Skies will clear tonight with plenty of sunshine
Wednesday through Friday. Temperatures will be cooler with lows in the
40's for the next few days.

Triangle Forecast....

Tonight......Clearing. Lows in the upper 40's. Winds northwest to north
at 6-18 mph. No rain expected.

Wednesday......Sunny. Highs in the lower 60's. Winds mostly northerly
at 6-22 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday...

Seas......3-5 feet.
Winds.....N 6-24 knots.
Bays......Choppy.
Water temp.....68.
Weather......Sunny. No rain expected.
Outlook for Thursday......Winds N 6-22 knots. Seas 3-4 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday....

Highs........8:54 a.m. and 10:15 p.m.
Lows.........6:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

Sunrise Wednesday......5:17
Sunrise Wednesday......6:49
Notice posted on Wednesday, November 25, 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.