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SubjectDatePriority
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/30/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/27/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/26/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/25/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/24/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/23/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/20/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/19/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/18/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/17/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/16/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/13/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/12/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/11/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/10/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/09/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/06/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/05/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/04/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/03/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update 04/02/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
11/0915 TO 11/1630 ** 12/0015 TO 12/0130 ** 12/1030 TO 12/1600 ** 12/2315 TO 13/0230 ** 13/1030 TO 13/1600 ** 13/2330 TO 14/0330 ** 14/1100 TO 14/1600

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: High pressure centered across the northern gulf will allow for light offshore flow this morning turning onshore by late this afternoon as the high begins to move off to the east. Light to moderate onshore flow will persist Thursday before increasing as A strong cold front approaches the area late Friday into Saturday. The front will be accompanied by widespread showers and thunderstorms. Brisk offshore flow will develop in the wake of the front late Saturday and continue through Sunday.

Today
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Friday
South winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
Friday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Sunday
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet in the morning.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots.


Max Channel Draft:

-Maximum Channel Draft 40'00" FW effective Oct. 04, 2017.

Please note the following maximum FW drafts at MLLW for CITGO Lake Charles docks:

* Maximum draft for CITGO "B" Dock Lake Charles is 40'00" FW.
(-40'00" MLLW) effective Apr. 20, 2017.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "C" Dock Lake Charles is 38'00" FW.
(-38'00" MLLW) effective Feb. 22, 2018.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "D" Dock Lake Charles is 34'06" FW.
(-34'06" MLLW) effective Feb. 22, 2018.
* Maximum draft for CITGO CLIFTON RIDGE Lake Charles is 40'00" FW.
(-40'00" MLLW) effective Mar. 30, 2018.

-Phillips 66 Clifton Ridge max depth 42.0 FEET MLLW BW
-Phillips 66 Refinery Dock #3 max depth is 42.0 FEET MLLW BW.

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 - LT #50 MISSING (DISCONTINUED) ** LT #91 TRLB ** R RANGE A DAY SHOWING INPROPER CHAR

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Notice posted on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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.