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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED TRAFFIC IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND
OR OUTBOUND TRANSIT THE 30TH.

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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

We are on the backside of a cold front today and temperatures are falling.
We did start with a few morning rain showers and mostly cloudy skies. The
main storm system that associated with our latest cold front is still to
our northwest and that's why saw the leftover rain showers early this
morning. This system is moving out of here and high pressure is building
in back behind it. The area of high pressure will clear the skies and it
will bring tranquil weather to the area by mid week.

A big impulse of colder is moving into SE Texas will generate a hard frost
or freeze by Wednesday at sunrise.

The cool down will be short lived as warmer weather is expected by this
coming weekend. Moisture will be limited and we need the rain, we are close
to 18 inches below average for the year in terms of rainfall. Rain chances
will be low with the lack of moisture as a cold front approaches the area
late on Sunday into Monday.

Extended Forecast

Tuesday: Morning cloudiness, afternoon clearing, breezy & cooler...no
rainfall forecasted. Low: 50 High near: 60 Winds: NW 12-20G mph.

Wednesday: Sunny & cool...no rainfall forecasted. Low near: 32 High near:
62 Winds: NW early turning S late 3-8 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, warmer...no rainfall forecasted. Low: 40 High:
66 Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, warmer, more humid...no rainfall forecasted. Low
near: 52 High near: 70 Winds: S-SE 6-15 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, warm & humid...no rainfall forecasted. Low near:
60 High near: 71 Winds: S early shifting N late 3-8 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, cooler ...no rainfall forecasted. Low near: 47 High near:
61 Winds: N-NE 5-12 mph.

Monday: Increasing cloudiness, chilly, 30% light rain...1/4" to 1/3"
rainfall forecasted. Low near: 42 High near: 54 Winds: NE-E 8-15 mph.
Notice posted on Tuesday, November 30, 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.