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SubjectDatePriority
Lake Charles Daily Update10/17/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/16/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/15/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/12/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/11/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/10/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/09/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/05/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/04/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/03/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/02/2018 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update10/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Thursday, October 11, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
11/0130 TO 11/0430 ** 11/1330 TO 12/0430 **12/1430 TO 13/0500

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:
Synopsis: Offshore flow is expected through the end of the week as high pressure from the north ridges down into the northwest Gulf. Onshore flow will return for the weekend as the high moves off to the east and another cold front approaches the region.

Today
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Friday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Saturday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

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 #16 EXT

ATON INNER BAR - LT #50 MISSING (DISCONTINUED) ** LT #70 EXT ** LT #74 EXT ** LT #84 TRLB ** LT #89 TRLB ** LT #106 TRLB ** LT #108 TRLB ** LT #130 TRLB

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Phone: 337-533-8681
Email: LKC@moranshipping.com
Notice posted on Thursday, October 11, 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.