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Lake Charles Daily Update - October 31, 2021 10/31/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 30, 2021 - Pilot Services Resumed10/30/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 29, 2021 - Pilot Services remain suspended10/29/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 28, 2021 10/28/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 27, 2021 10/27/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 26, 2021 10/26/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 25, 2021 10/25/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 22, 2021 - Pilot Services Resumed 06:0010/22/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 22, 2021 - Pilot Services Resumed 06:0010/22/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - BT-1 DRAFT NOTICE10/21/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 21, 2021 - Pilot Services Resumed 07:0010/21/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 21, 2021 10/21/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 20, 2021 10/20/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 19, 2021 10/19/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 18, 2021 10/18/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 15, 2021 10/15/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 14, 2021 10/14/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 13, 2021 10/13/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 12, 2021 10/12/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 12, 2021 10/12/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 11, 2021 10/11/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 10, 2021 10/10/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 9, 2021 10/09/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 8, 2021 10/08/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 7, 2021 10/07/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 6, 2021 10/06/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 5, 2021 10/05/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 4, 2021 10/04/2021 Normal
Lake Charles Daily Update - October 1, 2021 10/01/2021 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update - October 13, 2021
Date:Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Priority:Normal
Notice:

LAKE CHARLES<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Channel Service:            Open

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Pilot Service:                   Normal Operations

Tug Availability:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">             6 Tugs

Cameron Ferry:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">              In Service

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Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-transform:uppercase">13/1830 TO 14/0715 ** 14/2000 TO 15/0445 ** 15/2100 TO 16/0415 ** 16/1145 TO 16/1345 ** 16/2200 to 17/0400 ** 17/1100 to 17/1500 ** 17/2245 to 18/0400 ** 18/1100 to 18/1600 ** 18/2330 to 19/0400 ** 19/1115 to 19/1700

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Offshore and Coastal Forecast:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">   https://www.weather.gov/lch/

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Synopsis:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#333333"> <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">With high pressure holding over the southeastern states, light to moderate onshore flow will continue through Friday. A cold front is expected to move across the coastal waters late Friday night and early Saturday morning, with a moderate to potentially strong offshore flow expected behind it through the weekend.

Today<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots early diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Tonight<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Thursday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Thursday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

Friday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Friday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots 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.

Saturday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers in the morning.

Saturday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Sunday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

Sunday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Maximum Channel Draft:                                          <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">40'00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Max Terminal Drafts:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Alcoa                                                                              32’00” FW

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Bulk Terminal 1 Old                                                    40’00” FW                                                       

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Bulk Terminal 1 New                                                  40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO “B” Dock                                                           39’06” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO “C” Dock                                                           39’06” FW (SHORE GANGWAY OUT OF SERVICE – C Dock requires use of ships portable gangway with minimum length of 15 meters)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO “D” Dock                                                          35’00” FW  

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO CLIFTON RIDGE                                               40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Phillips 66 Clifton Ridge                                             40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Phillips 66 Refinery Dock #3                                     40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port of Lake Charles City Docks                                35’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port of Lake Charles City Dock #8 and BT-1           40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Westlake Chemical A Dock                                       38’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Westlake Chemical C Dock                                       38’00” FW

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Westlake Styrene/CII                                                 35’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">A2 INNER ANCHORAGE                                             40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">A4 INNER ANCHORAGE                                             40’00” FW

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">I-210 BRIDGE                                                               135 FT (+/- TIDE)

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Traffic Notice: 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-ABANDONED ANCHOR CHAIN IN POSITION L 29-17.8N, LN 093-11.75W, BEARING 150 / 2.6NM FROM CC. DO NOT ANCHOR LESS THAN 3.5 MILES S.E. OF CC

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">RESTRICTIONS @ LAKE CHARLES, LA

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">LAKE CHARLES CUSTOMS AND BOARDER PROTECTION (CBP):

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Crew shore leave processing and inspection will now return to previously established procedures.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Requests for crew sign-offs (D-2) which include an overnight stay will now be considered if, the crewmember is not exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, the crewmember has valid travel documents, and there is no other restriction on the crewmember’s travel. 

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Vessel agents should continue to provide notice of vessel arrivals, and updated vessel arrival information, to the CBP Lake Charles email address at SWLA-Ports@cbp.dhs.gov during the hours of 0800 – 1600 hours Monday – Friday.

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Clayton Istre

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port Director

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port of Lake Charles 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">New Orleans Field Office

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">U.S Customs and Border Protection 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Office: 337-721-3310

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Cell: 337-304-7669 

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The below information will be required to request repartition from CBP:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Crew passport bio page

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Crew C1/D visa

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Crew I-95 landing permit

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- E-Tickets with direct flights departing from LCH or IAH

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Rapid COVID-19 testing is available for any crewmember that may require COVID-19 testing before repatriating home.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">LAKE CHARLES USCG:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">All vessels are required to submit “Attestation Letter” prior to being cleared to enter port.  

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">LAKE CHARLES TERMINALS:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">All terminals have no restrictions other than maintaining a safe distance and environment.

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CBP   : https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CDC   : https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">USCG  : https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

https://www.weather.gov/

 

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

 

NOAA US GULF OFFSHORE WATER WEATHER<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml

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Notice posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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.