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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/7TH.
FOUR DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULE FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT 1100-1200/7TH.

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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

Cold Front On The Way.....

Southwesterly winds will increase our moisture levels and warm
temperatures. Showers or thunderstorms will be late this evening and
tonight and into early Thursday morning as a rather strong cool front works
in from the northwest. This front will bring us temperatures that will
average below normal Thursday into Saturday.

Triangle Forecast....

Today........Morning clouds, becoming partly sunny and breezy with a 40
percent coverage of showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the upper
70's. Southwest winds 6-22 mph.

Tonight.......Cloudy and breezy with a 40 percent coverage of rain or
thunderstorms. Any rain ending before daybreak. Lows in the lower 50's.
Winds shifting from the southwest to the northwest 5-20 mph.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday.....

Seas......3-5 feet.
Winds.....S/SE 6-24 knots
Bays......Choppy.
Water temp.....65.
Weather......Partly cloudy. No rain expected.
Outlook for Wednesday.....Winds S/NW 6-24 knots. Seas 3-5 feet. Scattered
evening showers and thunderstorms.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday....

High..............1:49 p.m.
Low..............none.

Sunrise Wednesday..........6:59
Sunset Wednesday............7:38
Notice posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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.