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Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
Gulf of Mexico Planner - 112719.pdf    
Gulf of Mexico Sea Fog Forecast_11272019.pdf    
Notice:
Channel Status:     Open

Pilot Service:             Available

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
27/1130 TO 28/0130 ** 28/1215 TO 29/0230

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:

Synopsis: Cold front will move across the northern gulf. With increasing winds and seas.

Today
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers in the morning.
Tonight
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Thursday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Friday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday Night
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

Max Channel Draft:

PROJECT DEPTH OF CALCASIEU CHANNEL IS 41' @ ZERO TIDE  ** MAXIMUM CHANNEL DRAFT  OF ALL VESSELS 40'  ** 10/10/18

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 Oct. 8, 2019.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "C" Dock Lake Charles is 40'00" FW.
  (-40'00" MLLW) effective Oct. 01, 2019.
* Maximum draft for CITGO "D" Dock Lake Charles is 36'00" FW.
  (-36'00" MLLW) effective Sept. 27, 2019.
* Maximum draft for CITGO CLIFTON RIDGE Lake Charles is 38'06" FW.
(-38'06" MLLW) effective Oct. 16, 2019.

-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 **  B#7 MISSING ** B#11 OFF STATION ** B#20 OFF STATION ** B#22 LOW IN WATER

ATON INNER BAR **   LT#50 DISC ** LT#63 TRLB ** LT#71 TRLB MISSING ** LT#73 DAYBOARD UPSIDE DOWN ** LT#75 TRLB ** LT#91 TRLB.

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Notice posted on Wednesday, November 27, 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.