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Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Thursday, May 10, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
10/0800 TO 10/1430 **10/2300 TO 11/0230 **11/0900 TO 11/1430 **11/2230 TO 12/0330 **12/0945 TO 12/1415 **12/2245 TO 13/0530

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: High pressure ridging across the southeast CONUS and adjacent Gulf waters will maintain a light to moderate onshore flow. A slight chance for a few showers and thunderstorms will return this weekend.

Today
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Friday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Sunday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Monday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 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 - B #47 EXT

ATON INNER BAR - LT #50 MISSING (DISCONTINUED) ** 4/25/#15 - DAYBOARDS 84 MISSING ** 4/25/#15 - LT #89 TRLB ** LT #90 TRLB ** LT #91 TRLB

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Notice posted on Thursday, May 10, 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.