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Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
5/0500 TO 5/1430 ** 6/0530 TO 6/1330 ** 7/0615 TO 7/1315 ** 7/2300 TO 8/1300 ** 8/2130 TO 9/1300 ** 9/2145 TO 10/1230 ** 10/ 2200 TO 11/1245

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: Light west to southwest winds can be expected through Tuesday as a weak frontal boundary meanders across southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas. Winds will trend more southerly through the week as the front slowly lifts northward. Light winds and low seas are expected to prevail through much of the week.

Today
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Thursday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Friday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

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 June 04, 2018.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "C" Dock Lake Charles is 40'00" FW.
(-40'00" MLLW) effective June 04, 2018.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "D" Dock Lake Charles is 36'00" FW.
(-36'00" MLLW) effective June 04, 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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Email: LKC@moranshipping.com
Notice posted on Tuesday, June 05, 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.