Skip to main content

Charleston

Go Search
All Ports
Charleston
CHS Calendar
  
Charleston > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

SubjectDatePriority
NHC uptdate 09/27/2018 Normal
NHC - UPDATE - TS KIRK, 3 DISTURBANCES09/26/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/18 //NEWS// Savannah’s Talmadge Bridge may need replacement for bigger ships09/21/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1809/21/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/18 - PORT IS IN RECOVERY=UPDATED MESSAGE 309/21/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON UPDATE - PORT NOW IN CONDITION RECOVERY (CLIENTS IN BLIND COPY) - MESSAGE #309/21/2018 High
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/18 - PORT IS IN RECOVERY09/20/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/1809/20/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/1809/20/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON UPDATE - PORT NOW IN CONDITION RECOVERY (CLIENTS IN BLIND COPY)09/19/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC UPDATE 09/18/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/18 - PORT IS CLOSED - CONDITION ZULU09/18/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/1809/18/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/1809/18/2018 Normal
PLEASE NOTE - ALL PORTS IN NORTH CAROLINA REMAIN CLOSED09/17/2018 Normal
15/1700 - NHC - UPDATES - TS FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TS JOYCE / 1 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/15/2018 Normal
15/1100 - NHC - UPDATES - TS FLORENCE/TS HELENE/RMNTS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/15/2018 Normal
15/0800 - INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY - NHC - UPDATES - TS FLORENCE/TS HELENE/RMNTS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/15/2018 Normal
RE: 14/2300 - NHC - UPDATES - TS FLORENCE/TS HELENE/RMNTS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/15/2018 Normal
14/2300 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TD ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/14/2018 Normal
14/2000 - INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TD ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/14/2018 Normal
14/1700 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TD ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/14/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/18 - PORT STATUS YANKEE - NO INBOUND VESSELS 09/14/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/18 - PORT IS CLOSED - CONDITION ZULU09/14/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/18 - PORT IN CONDITION YANKEE - TROPICAL WINDS DUE WITHIN 24 HOURS - PORT CLOSED TO INCOMING VESSELS09/14/2018 Normal
14/1400 - INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TD ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/14/2018 Normal
14/1100 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TD ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/14/2018 Normal
14/0800 - INTERMEDIATE - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/14/2018 Normal
13/2300 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/13/2018 Normal
13/2000 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/13/2018 Normal
13/1700 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/13/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/13/18 - PORT IN CONDITION YANKEE - TROPICAL WINDS DUE WITHIN 24 HOURS - PORT CLOSED TO INCOMING VESSELS09/13/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/13/18 - PORT STATUS YANKEE - NO INBOUND VESSELS 09/13/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/13/18 - PORT IS CLOSED - CONDITION ZULU09/13/2018 Normal
13/1400 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/TS HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/13/2018 Normal
13/0800 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 2 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/13/2018 Normal
13/0500 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 1 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/13/2018 Normal
12/2300 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 1 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/12/2018 Normal
12/1700 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/TS JOYCE / 1 DISTURBANCE - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/12/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/18 - PORT IS CLOSED - CONDITION ZULU09/12/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/18 - PORT IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL WINDS DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS09/12/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/18 - PORT STATUS X-RAY 09/12/2018 Normal
12/1400 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/12/2018 Normal
12/1100 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/12/2018 Normal
12/0800 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/12/2018 Normal
12/0500 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/12/2018 Normal
11/2000 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/11/2018 Normal
11/1700 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/11/2018 Normal
11/1400 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/11/2018 Normal
11/1100 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/11/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1809/11/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/18 - PORT STATUS X-RAY 09/11/2018 Normal
11/0800 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/11/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1809/11/2018 Normal
11/0500 - NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/11/2018 Normal
NHC - 2300/10 - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/TS ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED09/10/2018 Normal
NHC - 1700/10 - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/HURRICANE ISAAC/2 DISTURBANCES09/10/2018 Normal
NHC - 1100/10 - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE HELENE/HURRICANE ISAAC - NEW PORT INFORMATION HIGHLIGHTED09/10/2018 Normal
NHC - UPDATES - HURRICANE FLORENCE/HURRICANE ISAAC09/10/2018 Normal
Fwd: UPDATE/Hurricane Florence/Initial HWAG Call09/09/2018 Normal
Fwd: Tropical Storm Florence/Heavy Weather Advisory Group (HWAG)09/07/2018 Normal
NHC UPDATE - 5 STORMS INCLUDING TS FLORENCE, TD GORDON - USCG NOTICE FOR WILMINGTON/MOREHEAD CITY09/07/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/1809/07/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/1809/07/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/1809/07/2018 Normal
NHC UPDATE - 4 STORMS INCLUDING TS FLORENCE, TD GORDON09/07/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/1809/06/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/1809/06/2018 Normal
NHC - UPDATE - 2 new possible storms - Hurricane Florence - Tropical Depression Gordon09/06/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/05/1809/05/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/05/1809/05/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/05/1809/05/2018 Normal
NHC - AM UPDATE - TWO DISTURBANCES, HURRICANE FLORENCE, TD GORDON09/05/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - HURRICANE BERTHA UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION: None

----------------

PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
------------------------
Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft
Main Channel - 45.0 ft

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
-------------------------
Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

Amerada Hess – Max draft of 38’00 if LOA is less than 650’; Max draft of
36’00 if LOA is 650’00 or greater
Kinder Morgan – berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - TBA
berth 4 – Max draft 39’00, tide needed for anything deeper than 36’00
BP - TBA
Wando Terminal – Max draft 46’00 – Max BM 187’00
North Charleston Terminal – Max 42’00 – Max BM 187’00
CST – Max draft 47’00 – Max BM 187’00

Per pilots – restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts of 36’00 or less may transit at anytime
Drafts of 36’01 to 40’00 – window: Start in 1 Hour before low water until
2 hours before high water
Drafts of 40’01 to 41’00 – window: start in 2 hours after low water until
2 hours before high water
Drafts of 41’01 to 42’00 – window: start in 3 hours after low water until
3 hours before high water


VESSEL TRAFFIC:
---------------

KMI - ARGOSY - ETA 10/0400, ETS AM/11
- BERGE COMMANDER - ETA 2300/10, ETS PM/11

=============================================
FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
---------------------------------------------
96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG

48 Hours - advance receipt of crew list by Immigration for any vessel
arriving from a foreign port, or arriving coast wise with detained crew.

24 Hours (minimum) - Foreign cargo must have manifest submitted to
Customs & Border Patrol AMS. Bond must be filed for Foreign flag vessels
or U.S. flag arriving with foreign cargo aboard.

24 Hours – advance notice to Pilots

24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by
Terminal.

72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading
figures for all bulk cargo.

Port Security - All persons doing business within Port Authority property
must have security pass from SCPA.

=========================================

NEWS ARTICLES: None

CURRENT ISSUES: 07/15 - 1000 - SCS PA MONTHLY MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/24 - 0800 - CHS NAVIGATION COMMITTEE MEETING
07/24 - 1615 - CHARLESTON COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
08/12 - 1700 - TBC - PILOT COMMISSION MEETING
10/08 - 1800 - CWIT OYSTER ROAST
10/30 - TBA - PROPELLOR CLUB 75TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
2013 - PROPOSED TIME FRAME FOR NEW PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

-----------------------------------------------
CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4 - HURRICANE BERTHA - CAT 1

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BERTHA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 24.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 57.5 WEST OR ABOUT 550 MILES...
885 KM...NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ABOUT 715
MILES...1150 KM...SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

BERTHA IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...
19 KM/HR. A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE
IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

Seaport Security Alert currently at YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1
Airport Security Alert currently at ORANGE/HIGH

============================================

TIDE INFORMATION (BASED FROM CUSTOMS WHARF):

Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

W 9 High 1:20 AM 5.2 6:19 AM Set 12:10 AM 37
9 Low 7:41 AM 0.2 8:30 PM Rise 1:11 PM
9 High 2:10 PM 5.3
9 Low 8:14 PM 0.8

Th 10 High 2:07 AM 4.9 6:20 AM Set 12:37 AM 47
10 Low 8:27 AM 0.3 8:30 PM Rise 2:09 PM
10 High 3:01 PM 5.3
10 Low 9:11 PM 0.9

F 11 High 2:55 AM 4.6 6:20 AM Set 1:05 AM 57
11 Low 9:15 AM 0.4 8:30 PM Rise 3:06 PM
11 High 3:52 PM 5.4
11 Low 10:07 PM 1.0

Sa 12 High 3:45 AM 4.4 6:21 AM Set 1:37 AM 66
12 Low 10:03 AM 0.5 8:30 PM Rise 4:04 PM
12 High 4:42 PM 5.4
12 Low 11:01 PM 1.0

Su 13 High 4:36 AM 4.4 6:22 AM Set 2:12 AM 75
13 Low 10:51 AM 0.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:01 PM
13 High 5:31 PM 5.5
13 Low 11:52 PM 0.9

M 14 High 5:27 AM 4.4 6:22 AM Set 2:53 AM 82
14 Low 11:39 AM 0.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:57 PM
14 High 6:19 PM 5.6

Tu 15 Low 12:40 AM 0.8 6:23 AM Set 3:40 AM 89
15 High 6:17 AM 4.4 8:28 PM Rise 6:49 PM
15 Low 12:26 PM 0.4
15 High 7:06 PM 5.7

W 16 Low 1:24 AM 0.7 6:23 AM Set 4:33 AM 94
16 High 7:05 AM 4.5 8:28 PM Rise 7:37 PM
16 Low 1:11 PM 0.4
16 High 7:50 PM 5.8

Th 17 Low 2:07 AM 0.6 6:24 AM Set 5:30 AM 98
17 High 7:51 AM 4.6 8:28 PM Rise 8:19 PM
17 Low 1:54 PM 0.3
17 High 8:31 PM 5.8

F 18 Low 2:47 AM 0.4 6:25 AM Set 6:30 AM 99
18 High 8:34 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Rise 8:56 PM
18 Low 2:35 PM 0.3
18 High 9:10 PM 5.8

Sa 19 Low 3:25 AM 0.3 6:25 AM Set 7:30 AM 99
19 High 9:15 AM 4.7 8:27 PM Rise 9:29 PM
19 Low 3:16 PM 0.3
19 High 9:46 PM 5.8

Su 20 Low 4:03 AM 0.2 6:26 AM Set 8:31 AM 97
20 High 9:54 AM 4.8 8:26 PM Rise 9:59 PM
20 Low 3:58 PM 0.3
20 High 10:21 PM 5.7

===========================================
MARINE WEATHER:

WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1128 AM EDT WED JUL 9 2008


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT AND SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
Notice posted on Wednesday, July 09, 2008

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.