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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/15/15
Date:Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

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:

 

Inner anchorage - Max Draft 29 feet BW - Max LOA 750 FT

Buckeye ( formerly Hess ) - Max draft - 37 FT 5 IN Max LOA 750’ Max DWT 70,000 MT UP to 2 x 10 INCH HOSES

Delfin - Max Draft - 38'00 Max LOA 690'

ODFJELL Terminal - Max Draft - 40'00 Max LOA 700' - 1 x 8 inch HOSE 1 x 6 inch VAPOR HOSE

Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW

Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00 - all vessel arrivals require tide

Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00

Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - 30'00"

Kinder Morgan - berth 4 - Max draft 40'00, tide needed for anything deeper than 38'00 UP TO 2 x 8 INCH HOSES

Kinder Morgan North - Max draft 32'00"

BP - Max draft at berth 35 ft FW - HOWEVER, PILOTS WILL NOT BRING ANY VESSEL INTO BP OVER 32’06 FEET (3/8/16) – All tidal movements

Wando Terminal - Max draft 43'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper Than 43'01" Max BM No restriction

North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction

CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions

Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted

Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA 550', Max Beam 52'

Pier J Max Draft 30 FT

Airdraft under the Don Holt Bridge 155 ft per pilots

 

Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:

 

Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime

Drafts of 38'01 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

 

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TANKER VESSEL TRAFFIC:  

 

ODJFELL – IN – XENA

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KMI –  ETA 18/A - NAVE CETUS

 

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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.  All persons wanting unescorted access to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.

 

CURRENT ARTICLES: NONE

 

CURRENT EVENTS:  3/15 – 1700 – Pilot Commission

03/16 – 1300 – SPA Monthly meeting

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FUTURE EVENTS:       03/24 – 0745 – Navops meeting

03/24 - 1800 – Propeller Club – Oyster Roast

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04/12 - 1700 – Pilot Commission

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

 

CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT: 5/OUT OF SEASON

 

CHARLESTON TIDES:

 

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

 

MARCH 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  15     High   1:49 AM     5.7   7:29 AM     Set  1:48 AM      40

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    15      Low   8:17 AM     0.1   7:28 PM    Rise 12:37 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    15     High   2:24 PM     4.9

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    15      Low   8:29 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   16     High   2:54 AM     5.5   7:28 AM     Set  2:44 AM      51

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    16      Low   9:21 AM     0.3   7:29 PM    Rise  1:31 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    16     High   3:29 PM     4.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    16      Low   9:33 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  17     High   3:59 AM     5.4   7:27 AM     Set  3:36 AM      61

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    17      Low  10:24 AM     0.4   7:29 PM    Rise  2:27 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    17     High   4:32 PM     4.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    17      Low  10:36 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   18     High   5:00 AM     5.4   7:25 AM     Set  4:22 AM      71

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18      Low  11:23 AM     0.3   7:30 PM    Rise  3:23 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18     High   5:31 PM     5.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18      Low  11:35 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  19     High   5:56 AM     5.4   7:24 AM     Set  5:05 AM      80

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19      Low  12:15 PM     0.2   7:31 PM    Rise  4:19 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19     High   6:24 PM     5.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  20      Low  12:28 AM     0.0   7:23 AM     Set  5:43 AM      87

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">   20     High   6:45 AM     5.4   7:31 PM    Rise  5:14 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20      Low   1:01 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20     High   7:11 PM     5.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   21      Low   1:17 AM    -0.1   7:21 AM     Set  6:19 AM      93

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21     High   7:28 AM     5.5   7:32 PM    Rise  6:08 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21      Low   1:44 PM     0.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21     High   7:54 PM     5.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  22      Low   2:01 AM    -0.2   7:20 AM     Set  6:53 AM      97

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22     High   8:08 AM     5.5   7:33 PM    Rise  7:01 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22      Low   2:22 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22     High   8:34 PM     5.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   23      Low   2:42 AM    -0.2   7:19 AM     Set  7:26 AM      99

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23     High   8:46 AM     5.4   7:34 PM    Rise  7:54 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23      Low   2:58 PM     0.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23     High   9:12 PM     5.6

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  24      Low   3:22 AM    -0.1   7:17 AM     Set  7:58 AM      99

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24     High   9:22 AM     5.3   7:34 PM    Rise  8:47 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24      Low   3:32 PM     0.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24     High   9:48 PM     5.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   25      Low   3:59 AM     0.0   7:16 AM     Set  8:31 AM      98

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25     High   9:56 AM     5.2   7:35 PM    Rise  9:39 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25      Low   4:03 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25     High  10:22 PM     5.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  26      Low   4:36 AM     0.1   7:15 AM     Set  9:06 AM      95

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26     High  10:30 AM     5.0   7:36 PM    Rise 10:32 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26      Low   4:35 PM     0.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26     High  10:55 PM     5.4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  27      Low   5:13 AM     0.3   7:13 AM     Set  9:42 AM      90

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27     High  11:04 AM     4.9   7:36 PM    Rise 11:24 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27      Low   5:08 PM     0.4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27     High  11:28 PM     5.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   28      Low   5:52 AM     0.5   7:12 AM     Set 10:22 AM      84

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28     High  11:40 AM     4.7   7:37 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28      Low   5:45 PM     0.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  29     High  12:05 AM     5.2   7:11 AM    Rise 12:17 AM      76

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29      Low   6:35 AM     0.6   7:38 PM     Set 11:05 AM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29     High  12:21 PM     4.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29      Low   6:28 PM     0.6

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   30     High  12:49 AM     5.1   7:09 AM    Rise  1:09 AM      68

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30      Low   7:24 AM     0.7   7:39 PM     Set 11:52 AM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30     High   1:09 PM     4.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30      Low   7:19 PM     0.7

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  31     High   1:43 AM     5.1   7:08 AM    Rise  2:00 AM      58

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31      Low   8:19 AM     0.7   7:39 PM     Set 12:43 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31     High   2:06 PM     4.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31      Low   8:19 PM     0.7

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APRIL 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F    1     High   2:46 AM     5.1   7:07 AM    Rise  2:49 AM      48

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1      Low   9:20 AM     0.6   7:40 PM     Set  1:39 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1     High   3:09 PM     4.7

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1      Low   9:26 PM     0.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa   2     High   3:52 AM     5.3   7:06 AM    Rise  3:37 AM      37

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     2      Low  10:21 AM     0.4   7:41 PM     Set  2:39 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     2     High   4:13 PM     4.9

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     2      Low  10:34 PM     0.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su   3     High   4:56 AM     5.5   7:04 AM    Rise  4:22 AM      27

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     3      Low  11:19 AM     0.1   7:41 PM     Set  3:42 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     3     High   5:16 PM     5.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     3      Low  11:38 PM     0.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M    4     High   5:56 AM     5.7   7:03 AM    Rise  5:06 AM      18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     4      Low  12:14 PM    -0.3   7:42 PM     Set  4:48 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     4     High   6:15 PM     5.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu   5      Low  12:38 AM    -0.4   7:02 AM    Rise  5:48 AM      10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     5     High   6:52 AM     6.0   7:43 PM     Set  5:55 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     5      Low   1:06 PM    -0.7

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     5     High   7:10 PM     6.2

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W    6      Low   1:34 AM    -0.8   7:00 AM    Rise  6:30 AM      4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     6     High   7:46 AM     6.1   7:44 PM     Set  7:04 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     6      Low   1:57 PM    -1.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     6     High   8:04 PM     6.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th   7      Low   2:28 AM    -1.0   6:59 AM    Rise  7:13 AM      0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     7     High   8:37 AM     6.2   7:44 PM     Set  8:13 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     7      Low   2:46 PM    -1.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     7     High   8:56 PM     6.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F    8      Low   3:21 AM    -1.1   6:58 AM    Rise  7:58 AM      0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     8     High   9:29 AM     6.1   7:45 PM     Set  9:23 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     8      Low   3:35 PM    -1.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     8     High   9:48 PM     6.9

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa   9      Low   4:14 AM    -1.0   6:57 AM    Rise  8:45 AM      2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     9     High  10:20 AM     6.0   7:46 PM     Set 10:31 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     9      Low   4:25 PM    -1.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     9     High  10:40 PM     6.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  10      Low   5:07 AM    -0.8   6:55 AM    Rise  9:35 AM      8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    10     High  11:13 AM     5.7   7:46 PM     Set 11:36 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    10      Low   5:16 PM    -0.8

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    10     High  11:34 PM     6.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   11      Low   6:01 AM    -0.5   6:54 AM    Rise 10:28 AM      16

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    11     High  12:09 PM     5.4   7:47 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    11      Low   6:10 PM    -0.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  12     High  12:30 AM     6.2   6:53 AM     Set 12:36 AM      25

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12      Low   6:58 AM    -0.1   7:48 PM    Rise 11:23 AM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12     High   1:07 PM     5.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12      Low   7:07 PM    -0.1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   13     High   1:29 AM     5.9   6:52 AM     Set  1:31 AM      35

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13      Low   7:57 AM     0.2   7:49 PM    Rise 12:20 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13     High   2:08 PM     5.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13      Low   8:08 PM     0.2

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  14     High   2:30 AM     5.6   6:51 AM     Set  2:20 AM      46

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14      Low   8:58 AM     0.4   7:49 PM    Rise  1:17 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14     High   3:10 PM     4.9

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14      Low   9:11 PM     0.4

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MARINE FORCAST:    513 AM EDT TUE MAR 15 2016

 

 .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT SLOWLY NE

ACROSS THE NE WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. LOW PRES ON THE FRONT

NEAR 39N 72W WILL PASS N THEN NE OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO WED.

ANOTHER WEAK LOW FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE WED...THEN TRACK

NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU. THE LOW

WILL PULL A WEAK TRAILING COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED

NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE N

FRI...THEN PUSH SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A HIGH

PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT SAT...THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS

THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AS A LOW PRES CENTER MOVES OFF THE SE COAST.

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SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE

HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE

MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

 

 

 ANZ835-152100-

CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-

513 AM EDT TUE MAR 15 2016

 

TODAY

W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4

TO 7 FT.

 

TONIGHT

W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3

TO 5 FT.

 

WED

W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

 

WED NIGHT

W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3

TO 5 FT.

 

THU

W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

 

THU NIGHT

W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING

NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

 

FRI

N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5

FT.

 

FRI NIGHT

W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N

TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

 

SAT

WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

 

SAT NIGHT

E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN

BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

 

Notice posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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.