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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, April 16, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/16TH.
THREE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULE FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT 1000-1200/16TH.

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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

Just A Few Showers This Weekend.....

Most of the rain over the next few days will stay well to our west with
only a widely scattered shower expected locally. Meanwhile, temperatures
will stay about the same with readings a little cooler by Monday.

Triangle Forecast....

Today......Partly cloudy with a 20 percent coverage of showers. Highs in
the upper 70's. Winds east to southeast at 6-24 mph.

Tonight....Partly cloudy. Lows in the middle 60's. Winds east to
southeast at 5-16 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Friday.....

Seas......3-5 feet.
Winds.....E/SE 8-26 knots
Bays......Choppy/Rough.
Water temp.....67.
Weather......Partly Cloudy with a widely scattered shower possible.
Outlook for Saturday.....Winds E 6-24 knots. Seas 3-4 feet. A few showers
possible.

Sabine Pass Tides For Friday....

Highs.......6:22 a.m. and 2:12 p.m.
Lows......12:02 p.m. and 11:26 p.m.

Sunrise Friday..........6:49
Sunset Friday...........7:44
Notice posted on Friday, April 16, 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.