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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 - Pilot Service Suspended Due To Fog
Date:Monday, February 11, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open - Fog

Pilot Service: Suspended - Pilot service was suspended Feb. 11th at 0400 hrs. Pilot service will resume when visibility permits.

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
11/0500 TO 11/1900 ** 12/0500 TO 12/1900 ** 13/0600 TO 13/1900 ** 14/0700 TO 14/2000 ** 15/0745 TOP 15/2130 ** 16/0830 TO 16/2230 ** 17/0930 TO 17/2359

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:

0247 AM CST Mon Feb 11 2019

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* VISIBILITY...Widespread less than 1 nautical mile and near
zero in some locations.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous marine operations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners, especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

Synopsis: South winds bringing a warm moist air mass over relatively cooler Gulf shelf waters has resulted in the formation of sea fog this morning. The risk of sea fog, will persist until a cold front pushes through the coastal waters late tonight. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected ahead of and along the front. A brief bout of brisk offshore flow will follow the frontal passage on Tuesday, with onshore flow returning for Wednesday and Thursday. Another front is forecast to move through the area Friday, with a modest offshore flow in its wake.

Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog through the day.
Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain showers in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Thursday
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Friday
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Friday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 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 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 ** BY #20 MISSING ** NOAA CAMERON TIDE PLATFORM LIGHT EXT ** FRONT RANGE A EXTINGUISHED ** BY #20 DRIFTING - LAST REPORTED BY THE EAGLE TAMPA @ 29 DEGREES 17.88 MIN N 093 DEGREES 07.48 MI9N W

ATON INNER BAR - LT #50 DISC ** LT #92 TRLB ** LT 91 TRLB ** LT #102 TRLB ** 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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Notice posted on Monday, February 11, 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.