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Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes02/24/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/23/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes02/23/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/23/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Maximum FW Drafts for CITGO "C" & "D" Docks, Lake Charles reduced to 38' FW & 34' 06" FW effective today 2-22-201802/22/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/22/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Resumes02/21/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/21/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/20/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes02/20/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/20/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes02/19/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/18/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumed02/18/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended for all ship traffic02/17/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes for inbound traffic, further delays expected due to fog02/17/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended for all traffic due to fog02/16/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumed for one-way traffic only02/16/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Remains Suspended Due To Fog02/16/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Remains Suspended Due To Fog02/15/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Remains Suspended Due To Fog02/15/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Remains Suspended Due To Fog02/14/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/14/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/13/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/12/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes02/11/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service suspended due to fog02/10/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/09/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/08/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/07/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Resumes02/07/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended due to Fog02/06/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Draft at Turning Basin/A4 anchor area02/06/2018 High
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended due to Fog02/06/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/05/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Resumes02/04/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended due to Fog02/04/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/02/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

Channel Status:<span-family:"Courier New"">   11/0930 - Open

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Pilot Service:<span-family:"Courier New"">    11/0930 - Available

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:

** 13/1015 TO 14/0100 ** 14/1045 TO 15/0130 ** 15/1115 TO 16/0230 ** 16/1145 TO 17/0330 ** 17/1215 TO 17/20<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D;background:white"> <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D;background:white">  Offshore and Coastal Forecast: Synopsis: Elevated offshore winds in wake of a cold front will persist today. Winds will decrease and become easterly on Tuesday, with an onshore flow developing during the middle of week as high pressure builds over the eastern Gulf of Mexico.  Rest Of Today Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. ToNight East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of rain showers through the night. Patchy fog after midnight. Wednesday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog. Slight chance of showers. Wednesday Night South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog. Slight chance of showers. Thursday South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy fog. Thursday Night South winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy fog. Friday Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers. Friday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain showers.   Max Channel Draft:   -Maximum Channel Draft 40’00” FW effective Oct. 04, 2017.  

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Please note the following maximum FW drafts at MLLW for CITGO Lake Charles docks:

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·        <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Maximum draft for CITGO “B” Dock Lake Charles is 40’00” FW.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  (-40’00” MLLW) effective Apr. 20, 2017.

·        <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Maximum draft for CITGO “C” Dock Lake Charles is 40’00” FW.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  (-40’00” MLLW) effective Apr. 20, 2017.

·        <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Maximum draft for CITGO “D” Dock Lake Charles is 35’06” FW.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">  (-35’06” MLLW) effective Oct. 26, 2017.

·        <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Maximum draft for CITGO CLIFTON RIDGE Lake Charles is 37’00” FW.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">(-37’00” MLLW) effective Aug. 23, 2017.

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-Phillips 66 Clifton Ridge max depth 42.0 FEET MLLW BW -Phillips 66 Refinery Dock #3 max depth is 39.0 FEET MLLW BW.   Turning Basin/A4 Anchor Area: Following received from Lake Charles Pilots on Feb. 6th at 1221 hrs:

After reviewing the recent soundings of A/4, the limiting draft for vessels bunkering in A/4 will now be 35' (35 ft.) freshwater.  Vessels

turning in A/4 Anchorage may do so with full draft 40' (forty ft.).  This limit is effective immediately.   

Dredging in A/4 will begin shortly.  While A/4 is being dredged, it may not be used for vessels bunkering.

When the arrival date of the dredge is known, it will be communicated as quickly as possible.

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Traffic Notice:         -Abandoned Anchor Chains in Position Lat 29-17.8N, Lon 093-11.75W AND Lat 29 17.53'N Lon 093 11.65'W         ATON OUTER BAR – NA   ATON INNER BAR -  ** LEADING LIGHT "A" AT THE SOUTH END OF MOSS LAKE EXT ** LT #50 MISSING (DISCONTINUED) ** LT #104 TRLB ** LT

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Notice posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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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.