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Subject:SOUTH CAROLINA DAILY UPDATE
Date:Friday, September 26, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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URGENT INFORMATION: NONE

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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 40’00
Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 – TBA
Kinder Morgan - 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
Nucor – Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA
450', Max Beam 52'

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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BP - TUG INTEGRITY AND 650-4 - IN EST OUT 1300/27TH

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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: NONE

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FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

10/08 - 1800 - CWIT OYSTER ROAST
10/14 - CWIT FIELD TRIP CLEMSON RESTORATION INSTITUTE
10/30 - 1700 - 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 WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT FRI SEP 26 2008

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IS ISSUING ADVISORIES ON TROPICAL
STORM KYLE...LOCATED ABOUT 500 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.

THE WELL-DEFINED NON-TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS NOW LOCATED
OVER CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND CONTINUES TO MOVE FARTHER INLAND.
STRONG WINDS...COASTAL FLOODING...HIGH SURF...AND DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE ALONG THE COASTS OF NORTH AND SOUTH
CAROLINA TODAY...BUT COULD CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE U.S.
MID-ATLANTIC COAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. INTERESTS ALONG THE
U.S. EAST COAST FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION NORTHWARD TO NEW
ENGLAND SHOULD MONITOR STATEMENTS FROM THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES...AND ALSO HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY
THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND
WARNINGS.

AN AREA OF DISTURBED WEATHER LOCATED IN THE BAY OF CAMPECHE IS
MOVING SLOWLY EASTWARD TOWARD THE YUCATAN PENINSULA. THERE ARE SOME
SIGNS OF ORGANIZATION...BUT THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND
OVER THE WESTERN YUCATAN BEFORE ANY SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT CAN
OCCUR. HOWEVER...THE SYSTEM COULD STILL BRING HEAVY RAINS TO
PORTIONS SOUTHERN MEXICO AND THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.

AN AREA OF DISTURBED WEATHER HAS FORMED ABOUT 1000 MILES
WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS. WHILE UPPER-LEVEL WINDS
ARE CURRENTLY FAVORABLE FOR SLOW DEVELOPMENT...THEY ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME LESS FAVORABLE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

ELSEWHERE...TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

PUBLIC ADVISORIES ON KYLE ARE ISSUED UNDER WMO HEADER WTNT31
AND UNDER AWIPS HEADER MIATCPAT1. FORECAST/ADVISORIES ARE ISSUED
UNDER WMO HEADER WTNT21 AND UNDER AWIPS HEADER MIATCMAT1.

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FORECASTER BEVEN

SEAPORT SECURITY ALERT CURRENTLY AT YELLOW/ELEVEATED - MARSEC 1

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with September 24,
2008.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 26 Low 12:04 AM 0.6 7:11 AM Rise 4:22 AM 13
26 High 6:12 AM 5.8 7:11 PM Set 5:40 PM
26 Low 12:17 PM 0.2
26 High 6:36 PM 6.3

Sa 27 Low 12:53 AM 0.4 7:12 AM Rise 5:25 AM 6
27 High 7:04 AM 6.0 7:09 PM Set 6:08 PM
27 Low 1:10 PM 0.1
27 High 7:22 PM 6.3

Su 28 Low 1:38 AM 0.2 7:12 AM Rise 6:27 AM 2
28 High 7:52 AM 6.3 7:08 PM Set 6:36 PM
28 Low 2:00 PM 0.1
28 High 8:05 PM 6.2

M 29 Low 2:20 AM 0.2 7:13 AM Rise 7:27 AM 0
29 High 8:36 AM 6.4 7:07 PM Set 7:04 PM
29 Low 2:46 PM 0.2
29 High 8:46 PM 6.0

Tu 30 Low 2:59 AM 0.2 7:14 AM Rise 8:28 AM 0
30 High 9:17 AM 6.4 7:05 PM Set 7:34 PM
30 Low 3:30 PM 0.4
30 High 9:25 PM 5.8

W 1 Low 3:37 AM 0.4 7:14 AM Rise 9:28 AM 2
1 High 9:57 AM 6.3 7:04 PM Set 8:06 PM
1 Low 4:13 PM 0.6
1 High 10:03 PM 5.5

Th 2 Low 4:13 AM 0.6 7:15 AM Rise 10:28 AM 6
2 High 10:36 AM 6.1 7:03 PM Set 8:42 PM
2 Low 4:55 PM 0.9
2 High 10:41 PM 5.3

F 3 Low 4:48 AM 0.9 7:16 AM Rise 11:27 AM 12
3 High 11:16 AM 5.9 7:01 PM Set 9:23 PM
3 Low 5:37 PM 1.1
3 High 11:20 PM 5.0

Sa 4 Low 5:25 AM 1.1 7:16 AM Rise 12:23 PM 19
4 High 11:59 AM 5.7 7:00 PM Set 10:09 PM
4 Low 6:20 PM 1.4

Su 5 High 12:03 AM 4.8 7:17 AM Rise 1:16 PM 27
5 Low 6:05 AM 1.3 6:59 PM Set 11:00 PM
5 High 12:46 PM 5.5
5 Low 7:07 PM 1.6

M 6 High 12:50 AM 4.7 7:18 AM Rise 2:04 PM 36
6 Low 6:51 AM 1.4 6:57 PM Set 11:55 PM
6 High 1:39 PM 5.4
6 Low 7:59 PM 1.7

Tu 7 High 1:43 AM 4.6 7:18 AM Rise 2:46 PM 45
7 Low 7:45 AM 1.5 6:56 PM
7 High 2:36 PM 5.4
7 Low 8:54 PM 1.7

W 8 High 2:41 AM 4.7 7:19 AM Set 12:53 AM 55
8 Low 8:46 AM 1.5 6:55 PM Rise 3:24 PM
8 High 3:33 PM 5.4
8 Low 9:49 PM 1.6

Th 9 High 3:40 AM 4.8 7:20 AM Set 1:53 AM 64
9 Low 9:48 AM 1.4 6:54 PM Rise 3:57 PM
9 High 4:26 PM 5.6
9 Low 10:41 PM 1.3

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MARINE WEATHER:

Today: A chance of rain, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74.
Southwest wind between 8 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind between 5 and 8
mph.

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Notice posted on Friday, September 26, 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.