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SubjectDatePriority
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:Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
7/2115 TO 8/1100 ** 8/2200 TO 9/1230 * 9/2200 TO 10/1315 ** 10/2330 TO 11/1430 ** 12/0030 TO 12/1600 * 13/0115 TO 13/0800 ** 13/1330 TO 13/1730

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: High pressure stretching west across the northern Gulf coast will maintain a light southerly over the next couple of days. Winds becoming more southwest over the weekend. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms through Friday and into the weekend as an upper level trough approaches from the northwest.

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

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. LT#106 LAID OVER.

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Phone: 337-533-8681
Email: LKC@moranshipping.com
Notice posted on Wednesday, August 08, 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.