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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:Friday, April 13, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
13/1030 TO 13/1600 ** 13/2330 TO 14/0330 ** 14/1100 TO 14/1600 ** 14/2345 TO 15/0500 ** 15/1130 TO 15/1545 ** 16/0001 TO 15/0530 ** 16/0001 TO 16/0930

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: Strong onshore flow will persist through the day in advance of an approaching cold front. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will develop across the coastal waters during the day Friday which will eventually congeal into a broad squall line Friday night into early Saturday with the frontal passage. Strong offshore flow will develop in the wake of the front late Saturday into Sunday before relaxing on Monday afternoon as high pressure once again settles over the region.

Today
South winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Saturday
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Sunday
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Monday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Tuesday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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 Friday, April 13, 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.