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SubjectDatePriority
Lake Charles Daily Update03/29/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/28/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/27/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/26/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/25/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/22/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/21/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/20/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/19/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/15/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/14/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog, Will Resume At 0900 hrs This Morning03/13/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog03/12/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog03/12/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumes With Outbound Traffic03/11/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog03/11/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog03/10/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Central Daylight Saving Time begins March 10th at 0200 hrs03/08/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/08/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/07/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/06/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/05/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update03/04/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumed03/03/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Suspended Due To Fog03/02/2019 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Services Resumed03/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Thursday, March 14, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:Channel Status: Open

Pilot Service: Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
14/0615 TO 14/1845 ** 15/0730 TO 15/2000 ** 16/0830 TO 16/2200 ** 17/0930 TO 18/0015 ** 18/1015 TO 19/0130 ** 19/1100 TO 19/1730 ** 19/2300 TO 20/0245 ** 20/1130 TO 20/1700

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:

Synopsis: The weather will remain unsettled until passage of a cold front on late Thursday. Strong offshore flow will develop in the wake of the front, along with building seas, which will continue into Saturday.

Today
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Friday
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the morning. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers.
Friday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
Saturday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain showers.
Sunday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
Sunday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Monday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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 ** B#22 SINKING ** NOAA CAMERON TIDE PLATFORM LIGHT EXT ** UPPER RANGE A DIM (RED) **

ATON INNER BAR - ** LT #50 DISC ** LT #91 TRLB ** LT 92 TRLB ** LT #102 TRLB ** LT #106 TRLB ** LT #121 TRLB ** LT #130 TRLB ** DEVILS ELBOW RANGE REAR WHITE LIGHT EXT ** LT #122 KNOCKED OVER ** LT #74 DIM ** LT #118 DAYBOARD MISSING. ** R RANGE PPG DIM.

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Phone: 337-533-8681
Email: LKC@moranshipping.com
Notice posted on Thursday, March 14, 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.