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Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update - Pilot Service suspended offshore due to fog
Date:Friday, November 29, 2019
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
Gulf of Mexico Planner - 112919.pdf    
Gulf of Mexico Sea Fog Forecast_11292019.pdf    
Notice:
Channel Status:     Open

Pilot Service:             Suspended Offshore - Pilots suspended pilot service offshore this morning Nov. 29th at 0130 hrs.  Movements in port possible, visibility permitting.

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:
29/1330 TO 30/0300 ** 30/1430 TO 01/0130 ** 01/1415 TO 02/0100

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:

Synopsis: Light to modest east winds will become southeast today with the southeast winds increasing tonight and Saturday as low pressure strengthens over the Central Plains. A cold front will move through the coastal waters Saturday night with winds becoming offshore and increasing into Sunday and Monday as high pressure builds in.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Monday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Tuesday
East winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tuesday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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 Friday, November 29, 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.