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SubjectDatePriority
Lake Charles Daily Update08/31/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/30/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/29/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/28/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/27/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/24/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/23/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/22/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/21/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/20/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/17/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/16/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/15/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/14/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/13/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/09/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/08/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/07/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/06/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/03/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/02/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update08/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Friday, August 03, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
2/1830 TO 3/0900 ** 3/1830 TO 4/0830 ** 4/1900 TO 5/0830 ** 5/1930 TO 6/0900 ** 6/2015 TO 7/0945 ** 7/2115 TO 8/1100 ** 8/2200 TO 9/1230 ** 9/2200 TO 10/1315

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: A weak surface boundary along the coast will wash out today as a surface high begins to ridge across the northern Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic. As the surface ridge builds in, mainly light onshore flow will develop and continue through the weekend into early next week. Moisture values will significantly increase over the coastal waters by Saturday, and this will allow numerous showers and thunderstorms to be in the forecast for the weekend into Monday. High pressure builds in on Tuesday temporarily shutting down the rain.

Today
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds around 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 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 #5 EXT

ATON INNER BAR - LT #50 MISSING (DISCONTINUED) ** LT #73 EXT ** LT #84 MISSING

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Notice posted on Friday, August 03, 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.