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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

P<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">ILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

ONE<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black"> DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT

0600/18TH<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">.  ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR

INBOUND TRANSIT APPROX 1200/18TH<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Vessels that meet one of the following

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">criteria are considered daylight restricted.

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">85,000 Dead Weight or over

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">875 ft Length Over All or over

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">125 ft Beam or over

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Please find the following updated daylight restriction times

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">from the Sabine Pilots for the Sabine/Neches Channel. 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">          (INBOUND)

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">ExxonMobil                           0500-1100 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Oil Tanking                            0500-1130 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Sun Terminal                        0500-1200 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Chevron                                 0500-1200 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Motiva Pt. Neches               0500-1300 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Total                                       0500-1330 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">         (OUTBOUND)

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">ExxonMobil                           0600-1430 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Oil Tanking                            0600-1500 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Sun Terminal                        0600-1530 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Chevron                                 0600-1530 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Motiva Pt. Neches               0600-1630 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Total                                       0600-1630 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Fina Anchorage                   0600-1700 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">     

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">***********************

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">CHANNEL DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">***********************

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">AIRDRAFT   :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PORT OF PORT ARTHUR

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PABTEX/GLOBAL

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PORT OF ORANGE

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">TOTAL

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">HUNTSMAN

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">OILTANKING-PT NECHES

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">UNOCAL/CHEVRON

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">OILTANKING-BEAUMONT

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">DUPONT

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">TEPPCO

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PORT OF BEAUMONT

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">***

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">   

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">USCG – clarification re salvage and marine firefighting

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">The US Coast Guard issued a clarification regarding its salvage and marine

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">firefighting requirements for vessel response plans (VRPs) for oil. On

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">September 3, the agency announced that the Office of Management and Budget

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">(OMB) had approved the collection of information associated with those

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">requirements. The announcement also indicated that the requirement would be

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">enforced beginning September 3. The Coast Guard has now clarified that the

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">information collection will be enforced as of February 22, 2011, when the

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">salvage and marine firefighting regulations come into force. 75 Fed. Reg.

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">55973 (September 15, 2010).

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">***

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

WEATHER:<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Tuesday, a cold front will drive through Southeast Texas.  This will generate variable cloudiness and very isolated, light showers with its passage.  Regardless, highs will warm into the lower to middle 80s with northerly winds.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Wednesday, cool high pressure will move into the area.  Sunny skies, low humidity and Fall weather will result.  Lows will be in the lower 60s.  Highs will only warm into the lower 80s.  North to northeasterly winds are expected.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Thursday Morning cold be the coolest so far this Fall Season.  Lows will drop into the middle 50s with highs in the lower 80s.  Sunny skies and low humidity are expected.  Northeasterly winds will turn south late.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Friday, skies will increasingly become partly sunny with isolated showers expected.  Lows will be in the upper 50s with highs in the middle 80s.  East to southeasterly winds are forecasted.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Saturday, partly sunny skies are forecasted with a 20% coverage of light rain.  This is due to returning gulf moisture interacting with a series of upper-level disturbances.  Lows will be in the middle 60s with highs in the middle 80s.  Northeasterly winds are forecasted.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Early Sunday, another cold front will push through Southeast Texas and may be the strongest front yet.  Sunny skies and breezy northerly winds are expected with lower humidity.  Lows will be in the lower to middle 60s with highs in the lower 80s.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Monday, sunny skies and pleasant weather conditions are expected.  Lows will be in the lower to middle 50s with highs in the upper 70s.  Northeast to easterly winds are forecasted.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Short-term Forecast <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Triangle Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Partly sunny, 10% showers.  Highs in the middle 80s.  Winds: North 5-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Extended Forecast        <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny with low humidity, pleasant.  Low near: 61.  High near: 82.  Winds:  North to Northeast 5-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Thursday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny with low humidity, pleasant.  Low near: 54.  High near: 83.  Winds: Northeast 3-8 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Increasing cloudiness becoming partly sunny, 20% coverage of light rain.  Low near: 58.  High near: 86.  Winds: East to Southeast 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Partly sunny, 30% coverage of light rain.  Low near: 64.  High near: 87.  Winds: Northeast 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny, breezy with lower humidity.  Low near: 62.  High near: 83.  Winds: North 6-22 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Monday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny, cool with low humidity.  Low near: 53.  High near: 78.  Winds: Northeast to East 3-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

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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.