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Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Monday, May 14, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
13/2300 TO 14/1400 **14/2330 TO 15/1430 **16/0001 TO 16/1430 **17/0100 TO 17/1500 ** 18/0200 TO 18/1600 ** 19/0300 TO 19/1645 ** 20/0400 TO 20/1815

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: High pressure over the area will result in light winds and seas through the middle of the week. Predominately onshore flow is expected to redevelop throughout the weekend as the area of high pressure shifts eastward.

Today
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tonight
South winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Wednesday Night
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Thursday
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Friday 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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Phone: 337-533-8681
Email: LKC@moranshipping.com
Notice posted on Monday, May 14, 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.