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Fwd: SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA COTP ZONE PORT CONDITION WHISKEY09/30/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1509/25/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1509/25/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1509/24/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/15 = NEWS = Challenge could delay Savannah harbor deepening09/24/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1509/24/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/1509/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/1509/22/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/15 = NEWS = GPA reports strong start for FY 201609/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/15 - USCG SAFETY ZONE FOR EVENT - ATTACHED == NEWS --Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives Final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approval09/15/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/1509/15/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/15 = NEWS - Long-awaited dredging begins in Savannah River's outer channel09/15/2015 Normal
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST09/11/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/1509/11/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1509/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1909/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:SOUTH CAROLINA DAILY UPDATE - HURRICANE HANNA
Date:Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:

URGENT INFORMATION: HURRICANE HANNAH - CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 4 -
HURRICANE HANNAH INFO BELOW

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

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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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:
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HESS - OVERSEAS NEW ORLEANS ETA 9/3/08 1500 ETD 9/4/08 AM
BP - SEABULK CHALLENGE ETA 9/3/08 2100
DETYENS - MADELEINE ETD 09/10/08


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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
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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.

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NEWS ARTICLES:

Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties Move to OPCON 3 at 3 PM Today

Operating Condition 3 means an emergency situation is likely
or imminent.

Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties participated in conference
calls at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 2, regarding
Tropical Storm Hanna. The call was initiated by the South Carolina
Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) and included representatives from
several counties.

Based on the information learned in the conference call and the
uncertainty of the storm’s track, Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester
Counties will move into Operating Condition (OPCON) 3 at 3 p.m. today,
Tuesday, Sept. 2. The OPCON 3 level means that an emergency situation is
likely or imminent. At OPCON 3, there is full or partial activation of
the County's Emergency Operations Center.


The public is encouraged to monitor their local news media and to be
prepared in case Tropical Storm Hanna moves toward the state's coastline.

Officials from the Tri-county area will stay in close communication with
state agencies and other counties and organizations.


Information for the public:

The Charleston County Citizen Emergency Information Line, (843) 202-7100,
and the Spanish Information Hotline, (843) 202-7191, have been activated
so citizens can call in and get answers to any questions relating to
Tropical Storm Hanna. The emergency information lines will be available
until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The lines will be open again for calls
beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3 and will stay open for 24
hours until further notice.

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The following organizations can help anyone with special medical
needs make a plan and register for emergency assistance:
o

Special Medical Needs:
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) at
(843) 953 - 2450
o

Mobility Needs:
Disabilities Resource Center at (843) 225 - 5080.
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Charleston County residents can register for Alert Charleston
County, a free program that allows the public to receive phone and text
message notifications about emergency situations, such as a chemical
spill, an escaped convict, a missing person or a hurricane evacuation
order. When notified, citizens will hear a message that gives details on
the emergency and includes instructions on any actions they should take.
Alert Charleston County. Register online at:
http://alert.charlestoncounty.org/

To download the 2008 Charleston County Hurricane Preparedness Guide, and
to keep up to date with County news releases concerning Tropical Storm
Hanna, visit http://www.charlestoncounty.org/. Click on the “Are You
Ready?” banner on the front page of the Web site to download, print and
share:

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The 2008 Charleston County Hurricane Preparedness Guide
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The 2008 Disabilities Emergency Guide

Information in the 2008 Charleston County Hurricane Preparedness Guide
includes:

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Definitions and what you need to do during hurricane watches,
warnings and tropical storms
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Preparations for your home and your family before the storm
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What you need to have in your emergency supplies kit
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Evacuation information and routes out of Charleston County
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Shelters in Charleston County
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What to do if you don’t have transportation – NEW! Four more pick-
up point signs have been posted around the county. Learn now where you
need to go!
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Rules to know and items to bring if you have to bring your pet to
the pet shelter
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What to do after a storm, including safety measures and handling
debris
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A family communications plan form to fill out
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Important phone numbers

The Operating Condition (OPCON) levels of readiness run from five to one
in level of severity, with one being the most severe. This is opposite of
how hurricane severity levels run, from one to five, with five being the
most severe.

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The following is an explanation of each OPCON level, and Charleston,
Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties will move to OPCON 3 at 3 p.m. today:

5: Day-to-day operations to include normal training and exercises.

4: Possibility of an emergency or disaster situation that may require a
limited or full activation of the County's Emergency Operations Center.

3: Disaster or emergency situation likely or imminent. Full or partial
activation of the County's Emergency Operations Center; activate County
Emergency Operations Plan.

2: Disaster or emergency situation in effect; maximum preparedness level;
full activation of the County's Emergency Operations Center.

1: Disaster or emergency situation in effect; full-fledged emergency
response operations on-going; highest state of emergency operations.


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FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

09/09 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON
09/17 - 0800 - MARITIME ASSOC OF SC BOARD 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 ISSUES - NONE

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4

TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 27
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008
1100 AM AST WED SEP 03 2008

...HANNA GETTING LARGER...BUT NOT STRONGER...AS IT EDGES
NORTHWARD...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS...THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT IN HISPANIOLA FROM PORT
AU PRINCE HAITI NORTHWARD AND WESTWARD TO PUERTO PLATA IN THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

INTERESTS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF HANNA.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 71.8 WEST OR ABOUT 95
MILES...155 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND AND ABOUT 75
MILES...125 KM...SOUTHWEST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR. A TURN TO
THE NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER
THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF HANNA
SHOULD BE MOVING THROUGH OR JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL AND
NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST TODAY...BUT HANNA
COULD REGAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH TOMORROW OR ON FRIDAY.

HANNA HAS BECOME A LARGE TROPICAL CYCLONE. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES...465 KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTH
OF THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...
WITH MAXIMUM ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES...OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS...THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS...AND EASTERN CUBA. RAINFALL
TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO
15 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA...WHERE THESE RAINS COULD
CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA
BY FRIDAY MORNING.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW WITHIN THE HURRICANE
WARNING AREA.

SWELLS FROM HANNA ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...20.6 N...71.8 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 6 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 PM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
PM AST.

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FORECASTER FRANKLIN

TROPICAL STORM IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008
1100 AM AST WED SEP 03 2008

...IKE ALMOST A HURRICANE...

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IKE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.2 WEST OR ABOUT 740
MILES...1190 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH...30 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...
FOLLOWED BY A TURN TO THE WEST ON FRIDAY...TAKING IKE
OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF THE WEST-CENTRAL ATLANTIC DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. IT IS TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE WHAT IF ANY LAND AREAS
MIGHT BE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY IKE.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR TWO...AND IKE IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER
TODAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 991 MB...29.26 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...20.8 N...51.2 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70
MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.

$$
FORECASTER KNABB
TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008
1100 AM AST WED SEP 03 2008

...JOSEPHINE A LITTLE STRONGER OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC...

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 28.8 WEST OR ABOUT 305
MILES...485 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS.

JOSEPHINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR. A TURN
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST
THROUGH THURSDAY...BUT A WEAKENING TREND IS FORECAST TO BEGIN ON
FRIDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...13.8 N...28.8 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.

$$
FORECASTER KNABB/RHOME

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SECURITY LEVEL MARSEC 1 - YELLOW - ELEVATED

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with August 29, 2008.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

W 3 Low 4:52 AM 0.3 6:56 AM Rise 10:42 AM 10
3 High 11:14 AM 5.9 7:41 PM Set 9:35 PM
3 Low 5:25 PM 0.7
3 High 11:17 PM 5.4

Th 4 Low 5:30 AM 0.6 6:57 AM Rise 11:41 AM 17
4 High 11:57 AM 5.8 7:40 PM Set 10:08 PM
4 Low 6:11 PM 1.0
4 High 11:58 PM 5.1

F 5 Low 6:09 AM 0.8 6:57 AM Rise 12:41 PM 25
5 High 12:42 PM 5.6 7:39 PM Set 10:46 PM
5 Low 6:58 PM 1.3

Sa 6 High 12:42 AM 4.8 6:58 AM Rise 1:38 PM 34
6 Low 6:50 AM 1.1 7:37 PM Set 11:28 PM
6 High 1:31 PM 5.5
6 Low 7:49 PM 1.5

Su 7 High 1:30 AM 4.7 6:59 AM Rise 2:34 PM 43
7 Low 7:37 AM 1.2 7:36 PM
7 High 2:25 PM 5.4
7 Low 8:43 PM 1.6

M 8 High 2:24 AM 4.6 6:59 AM Set 12:16 AM 53
8 Low 8:31 AM 1.3 7:35 PM Rise 3:25 PM
8 High 3:21 PM 5.4
8 Low 9:40 PM 1.6

Tu 9 High 3:21 AM 4.6 7:00 AM Set 1:09 AM 62
9 Low 9:29 AM 1.3 7:33 PM Rise 4:11 PM
9 High 4:18 PM 5.4
9 Low 10:35 PM 1.5

W 10 High 4:18 AM 4.7 7:01 AM Set 2:07 AM 71
10 Low 10:28 AM 1.2 7:32 PM Rise 4:52 PM
10 High 5:11 PM 5.6
10 Low 11:26 PM 1.3

Th 11 High 5:13 AM 4.9 7:01 AM Set 3:06 AM 79
11 Low 11:23 AM 1.0 7:31 PM Rise 5:28 PM
11 High 5:59 PM 5.8

F 12 Low 12:12 AM 1.0 7:02 AM Set 4:07 AM 87
12 High 6:04 AM 5.1 7:29 PM Rise 6:00 PM
12 Low 12:14 PM 0.7
12 High 6:44 PM 6.0

Sa 13 Low 12:55 AM 0.7 7:02 AM Set 5:09 AM 93
13 High 6:51 AM 5.4 7:28 PM Rise 6:30 PM
13 Low 1:03 PM 0.5
13 High 7:26 PM 6.1

Su 14 Low 1:37 AM 0.4 7:03 AM Set 6:11 AM 97
14 High 7:36 AM 5.8 7:27 PM Rise 6:59 PM
14 Low 1:49 PM 0.4
14 High 8:07 PM 6.2

M 15 Low 2:17 AM 0.2 7:04 AM Set 7:14 AM 99
15 High 8:19 AM 6.1 7:25 PM Rise 7:28 PM
15 Low 2:36 PM 0.2
15 High 8:46 PM 6.1

Tu 16 Low 2:57 AM 0.0 7:04 AM Set 8:19 AM 99
16 High 9:01 AM 6.3 7:24 PM Rise 7:59 PM
16 Low 3:22 PM 0.2
16 High 9:27 PM 6.0

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MARINE WEATHER:

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 86. East wind between 11 and 13
mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind between 9 and 11
mph.


Notice posted on Wednesday, September 03, 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.