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SubjectDatePriority
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/28/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumed02/28/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/28/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/27/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/27/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/26/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/25/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumed02/23/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/22/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resume with outbound traffic only02/22/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/22/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/21/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - A4 turning basin and anchorage new draft limits02/20/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resume02/20/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/19/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/19/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/17/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumes02/16/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/16/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Fog02/15/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/14/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/13/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/12/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog02/11/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumed02/11/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/11/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update02/08/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot service resumes to normal service02/07/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Fog02/07/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Fog02/06/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/06/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/05/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/04/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/04/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog02/03/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Resumes with Outbound Traffic/One Way Traffic02/03/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Offshore Due To Fog02/03/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due to Fog02/02/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Resumes02/02/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service Suspended Due to Fog02/02/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Rough Offshore Weather02/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Friday, February 08, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
8/1330 TO 8/2030 ** 9/0500 TO 9/0830 ** 10/0445 TO 10/1930 ** 11/0500 TO 11/1900 ** 12/0500 TO 12/1900 ** 13/0600 TO 13/1900 ** 14/0700 TO 14/2000

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:

Synopsis: Strong northerly winds behind a departing cold front will persist through today with seas remaining very rough. Also with this strong offshore flow, low water levels can be expected on area waterways. Winds are expected to begin diminishing tonight, then become easterly over the weekend as high pressure slips past the region. An onshore flow is forecast to return for the early portion of the new week before another front sweeps into the northwest Gulf of Mexico and ushers in another round of northerly winds.

Today
Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around 40 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
Tonight
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
Saturday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Saturday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Monday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain 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 39'06" FW.
(-39'06" MLLW) effective Dec. 11, 2018.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "C" Dock Lake Charles is 39'06" FW.
(-39'06" MLLW) effective Dec. 11, 2018.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "D" Dock Lake Charles is 34'00" FW.
(-34'00" MLLW) effective Dec. 11, 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:

-Air Draft Notice Beginning January 15th -
Stakeholders, Please be advised, due to the repairs of I-210 BRIDGE, commencing in January, there will be a recommended maximum Air Draft of 133 ft. for all vessels transiting through the Bridge. Kiewt Construction plans to install a work platform, called a Seaspan, under the present bridge girder, which will reduce the available Air Draft for all vessels. The recommended air draft is based on a 1.8 ft. tide level at NOAA ports gauge located at Bulk terminal No. 1.

-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 - BY #6 IS 6 INCHES LOWER IN THE WATER THAN OTHERS IN THE AREA ** BY #15 EXT ** NOAA CAMERON TIDE PLATFORM LIGHT EXT **

ATON INNER BAR - LT #50 DISC ** LT #92 TRLB ** LT 91 TRLB ** LT #102 LEANING & DIM ** LT #106 TRLB ** LT #121 TRLB ** LT #122A EXT ** LT #130 TRLB ** L RANGE "A" EXT AM & PM ** DEVILS ELBOW RANGE REAR WHITE LIGHT EXT ** LT 122 KNOCKED OVER ** LT #74 DIM **

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Phone: 337-533-8681
Email: LKC@moranshipping.com
Notice posted on Friday, February 08, 2019

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.