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SubjectDatePriority
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:Monday, April 16, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
16/0001 TO 16/0730 ** 16/1215 TO 16/1530 ** 17/0045 TO 17/1530 ** 18/0130 TO 18/1600 ** 19/0215 TO 19/1600 ** 20/0315 TO 20/1700 ** 21/0430 TO 21/1800

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure advancing eastward into the western Gulf will result in a weakening offshore flow through the day. Southerly winds will return overnight and Tuesday as the high moves east of the region. A weak cold front will ease into the northwest Gulf Wednesday night where it is expected to stall.

TodayNortheast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
TonightSouth winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
TuesdaySouth winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tuesday NightSouth winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
WednesdaySouth winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday NightSoutheast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
ThursdayNortheast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday NightEast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
FridayEast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Friday NightSoutheast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 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 Monday, April 16, 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.