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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/27TH.
AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED
FOR INBOUND TRANSIT THE 27TH.

THE ANNUAL BOAT RACES ON THE NECHES RIVER IS THE WEEKEND OF
APRIL 30TH – MAY 2ND. THE NECHES RIVER WILL BE CLOSED TO SHIP
TRAFFIC MOVING ABOVE FINA ANCHORAGE. CLOSURE SCHEDULE AS
FOLLOWS:

APRIL 30TH – 1500-1800
MAY 1ST – 0900-2200
MAY 2ND – 0900-1800

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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 0500-1130 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1200 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1230 Hrs
Chevron 0500-1230 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1330 Hrs
Total 0500-1400 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1500 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1530 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1600 Hrs
Chevron 0600-1600 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1700 Hrs
Total 0600-1700 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1730 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

Cool Front Moving Through This Morning....

A cool front is moving through our area this morning with temperatures not
as warm today. Onshore winds will return Wednesday and into the weekend
with much higher humidity levels back late in the week. Showers and
thunderstorms will be possible beginning Friday.

Triangle Forecast....

Today.....Morning rain or drizzle, becoming fair to partly cloudy. Highs
in the upper 70's. Winds north to northeast at 5-18 mph. No rain
expected.

Tonight.....Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50's. Winds northerly at 5-
14 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Tuesday.....

Seas......2-4 feet.
Winds.....N/NE 6-18 knots
Bays......Slightly Choppy.
Water temp.....72.
Weather......Fair to partly cloudy. No rain expected.
Outlook for Wednesday.....Winds S/SE 6-18 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides For Tuesday...

Highs........1:39 p.m.
Lows........10:26 a.m. and 9:37 p.m.

Sunrise Tuesday.........6:37
Sunset Tuesday..........7:51
Notice posted on Tuesday, April 27, 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.