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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, November 18, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

THREE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT 0600/18TH.
AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT THE 18TH.

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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

USCG – clarification re salvage and marine firefighting
The US Coast Guard issued a clarification regarding its salvage and marine
firefighting requirements for vessel response plans (VRPs) for oil. On
September 3, the agency announced that the Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) had approved the collection of information associated with those
requirements. The announcement also indicated that the requirement would be
enforced beginning September 3. The Coast Guard has now clarified that the
information collection will be enforced as of February 22, 2011, when the
salvage and marine firefighting regulations come into force. 75 Fed. Reg.
55973 (September 15, 2010).

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WEATHER

Forecast Discussion

Cold high pressure builds into the area today making for a breezy day.
Cooler temperatures are expected with highs in the middle-sixties. Some
cloudiness may wrap back around into the area during the afternoon.

Friday will be another sunny day as high pressure will be right over the
area. Temperatures will be chilly in the morning with lows in the upper
thirties to lower forties.

By Saturday, the high will begin moving away from Southeast Texas. This
will begin the big warm up. Partly cloudy skies are forecasted with south
to southeasterly winds. Lows will be in the lower fifties with highs in
the lower-seventies.

Sunday, humidity levels will be noticeably higher under partly sunny skies.
Lows will be in the lower sixties with afternoon highs in the middle
seventies.

Monday through Wednesday, expected mostly cloudy skies and unseasonably
warm temperatures. Morning lows will be in the middle to upper sixties.
Highs will be near eighty which is ten degrees above normal. Slight rain
chances are expected.

Outlook for Thanksgiving: Mostly cloudy, 20% showers Highs in the upper-
seventies.

Black Friday: 60% early AM Rain, afternoon clearing, breezy and cooler.
Temperatures falling to near 60.

Extended Forecast

Thursday: Partly cloudy, cool & breezy...no rainfall forecasted. Low
near: 46 High near: 66 Winds: N-NW 6-15 mph.

Friday: Sunny, warmer...no rainfall forecasted. Low near: 41 High near:
69 Wind: NE turning SE 3-8 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny, more humid...no rainfall forecasted. Low near: 53
High near: 73 Winds: S-SE 4-10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, humid, 10% light showers...1/4" rainfall
forecasted. Low near: 63 High near: 76 Winds: S-SE 6-15 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, unseasonably warm & humid, breezy, 30%
showers...1/4" rainfall forecasted. Low near: 64 High near: 79 Winds: S-
SE 8-15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, unseasonably warm & humid, 20% showers...1/4" to
1/3" rainfall forecasted. Low near: 66 High near: 80 Winds: S-SE 5-10
mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, unseasonably warm & humid, 20% showers...1/4"
rainfall forecasted. Low near: 68 High near: 80 Winds: S-SE 5-10 mph.
Notice posted on Thursday, November 18, 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.