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SubjectDatePriority
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/29/1708/29/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/29/1708/29/2017 Normal
Savannah - Port is now re-opened08/28/2017 Normal
PORT IS CLOSED BY PILOTS -SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/28/17 = NEW VOPAK DREDGING 08/28/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/28/1708/28/2017 Normal
USCG INSTITUTES CONDITION X-RAY // WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/26/1708/28/2017 High
SAVANNAH DAILY UPDATE - URGENT - SAVANNAH RIVER CLOSED08/28/2017 High
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/25/1708/25/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/25/1708/25/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/25/17 08/25/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/18/17 08/18/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/18/17 = USCG SOLAR ECLIPSE WARNING FOR 08/21/1708/18/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/17/1708/17/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/17/17 08/17/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/17/17 = USCG SOLAR ECLIPSE WARNING FOR 08/21/1708/17/2017 High
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/15/1708/15/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/15/1708/15/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/15/17 08/15/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/14/17 08/14/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/14/1708/14/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/14/1708/14/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/11/1708/11/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/11/1708/11/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/11/17 08/11/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/08/1708/08/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/08/1708/08/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/08/17 08/08/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/04/1708/04/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/04/17 08/04/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/04/1708/04/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/03/1708/03/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/03/1708/03/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/03/17 08/03/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, August 20, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION - NONE

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 - 40'00
Delfin - Max Draft - 42'00
Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW
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 - Max draft 32'6" Low water / Salt
Wando Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - 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
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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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. All vessels must sumbit
USCG's H1N1 Flu checklist.

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.

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CURRENT ARTICLES: NONE

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CURRENT ISSUES:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
09/16 - 0815 - CHS MARITIME ASSOCIATION - BOG MEETING
09/17 - 1200 - SAVANNAH - STATE OF THE PORT
09/22 - 1100 - NORFOLK - VPA MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
09/24 - 0815 - CHS - NAV OPS MEETING
10/08 - 1200 - SAVANNAH - PROP LUNCHEON
10/08 - 1800 - CHARLESTON - CWIT DINNER/AUCTION
10/10/09 - TBA - CWIT - Luau Auction
11/24 - 1100 - NORFOLK - VPA MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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HURRICANE STATUS - Alert level 4/Seasonal - no storms predicted

HURRICANE BILL WIND SPEED PROBABILITIES NUMBER 20
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032009
0900 UTC THU AUG 20 2009

AT 0900Z THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BILL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.6
NORTH...LONGITUDE 60.3 WEST WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR 110
KTS...125 MPH...205 KM/HR.

Z INDICATES COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME (GREENWICH)
ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME (AST)...SUBTRACT 4 HOURS FROM Z TIME
EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME (EDT)...SUBTRACT 4 HOURS FROM Z TIME
CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME (CDT)...SUBTRACT 5 HOURS FROM Z TIME


I. MAXIMUM WIND SPEED (INTENSITY) PROBABILITY TABLE

CHANCES THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED (1-MINUTE AVERAGE) WIND SPEED OF
THE TROPICAL CYCLONE WILL BE WITHIN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES
AT EACH OFFICIAL FORECAST TIME DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS.
PROBABILITIES ARE GIVEN IN PERCENT. X INDICATES PROBABILITIES LESS
THAN 1 PERCENT.


- - - MAXIMUM WIND SPEED (INTENSITY) PROBABILITIES - - -

VALID TIME 18Z THU 06Z FRI 18Z FRI 06Z SAT 06Z SUN 06Z MON 06Z TUE
FORECAST HOUR 12 24 36 48 72 96 120
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DISSIPATED X X X X X 5 15
TROP DEPRESSION X X X X 1 12 22
TROPICAL STORM X X 1 1 10 48 45
HURRICANE 99 99 99 99 89 35 19
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
HUR CAT 1 X 1 4 7 23 25 15
HUR CAT 2 3 6 9 14 27 7 2
HUR CAT 3 57 41 42 40 26 3 1
HUR CAT 4 38 46 38 32 11 X X
HUR CAT 5 2 6 6 8 2 X X
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FCST MAX WIND 115KT 120KT 120KT 120KT 105KT 70KT 55KT


II. WIND SPEED PROBABILITY TABLE FOR SPECIFIC LOCATIONS

CHANCES OF SUSTAINED (1-MINUTE AVERAGE) WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST
...34 KT (39 MPH... 63 KPH)...
...50 KT (58 MPH... 93 KPH)...
...64 KT (74 MPH...119 KPH)...
FOR LOCATIONS AND TIME PERIODS DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS

PROBABILITIES FOR LOCATIONS ARE GIVEN AS IP(CP) WHERE
IP IS THE PROBABILITY OF THE EVENT BEGINNING DURING
AN INDIVIDUAL TIME PERIOD (INDIVIDUAL PROBABILITY)
(CP) IS THE PROBABILITY OF THE EVENT OCCURRING BETWEEN
06Z THU AND THE FORECAST HOUR (CUMULATIVE PROBABILITY)

PROBABILITIES ARE GIVEN IN PERCENT
X INDICATES PROBABILITIES LESS THAN 1 PERCENT
PROBABILITIES FOR 34 KT AND 50 KT ARE SHOWN AT A GIVEN LOCATION WHEN
THE 5-DAY CUMULATIVE PROBABILITY IS AT LEAST 3 PERCENT.
PROBABILITIES FOR 64 KT ARE SHOWN WHEN THE 5-DAY CUMULATIVE
PROBABILITY IS AT LEAST 1 PERCENT.

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


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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with August 17, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 20 Low 2:20 AM -0.3 6:47 AM Rise 6:56 AM 0
20 High 8:24 AM 6.0 7:59 PM Set 8:05 PM
20 Low 2:32 PM -0.7
20 High 8:49 PM 6.8

F 21 Low 3:08 AM -0.5 6:47 AM Rise 8:06 AM 0
21 High 9:19 AM 6.2 7:58 PM Set 8:38 PM
21 Low 3:26 PM -0.6
21 High 9:38 PM 6.6

Sa 22 Low 3:55 AM -0.5 6:48 AM Rise 9:14 AM 3
22 High 10:11 AM 6.3 7:57 PM Set 9:10 PM
22 Low 4:18 PM -0.4
22 High 10:26 PM 6.3

Su 23 Low 4:42 AM -0.4 6:49 AM Rise 10:20 AM 8
23 High 11:03 AM 6.3 7:56 PM Set 9:43 PM
23 Low 5:10 PM -0.1
23 High 11:12 PM 5.9

M 24 Low 5:27 AM -0.1 6:49 AM Rise 11:26 AM 15
24 High 11:54 AM 6.2 7:54 PM Set 10:17 PM
24 Low 6:03 PM 0.3
24 High 11:59 PM 5.5

Tu 25 Low 6:14 AM 0.1 6:50 AM Rise 12:29 PM 24
25 High 12:45 PM 6.0 7:53 PM Set 10:55 PM
25 Low 6:56 PM 0.7

W 26 High 12:47 AM 5.2 6:51 AM Rise 1:31 PM 34
26 Low 7:02 AM 0.5 7:52 PM Set 11:37 PM
26 High 1:38 PM 5.8
26 Low 7:51 PM 1.0

Th 27 High 1:38 AM 4.9 6:51 AM Rise 2:30 PM 44
27 Low 7:52 AM 0.7 7:51 PM
27 High 2:33 PM 5.6
27 Low 8:48 PM 1.2

F 28 High 2:31 AM 4.7 6:52 AM Set 12:23 AM 54
28 Low 8:47 AM 0.9 7:49 PM Rise 3:24 PM
28 High 3:29 PM 5.5
28 Low 9:46 PM 1.4

Sa 29 High 3:26 AM 4.6 6:53 AM Set 1:14 AM 63
29 Low 9:43 AM 1.0 7:48 PM Rise 4:12 PM
29 High 4:24 PM 5.5
29 Low 10:41 PM 1.3

Su 30 High 4:22 AM 4.7 6:53 AM Set 2:08 AM 72
30 Low 10:39 AM 1.0 7:47 PM Rise 4:55 PM
30 High 5:16 PM 5.6
30 Low 11:32 PM 1.2

M 31 High 5:16 AM 4.8 6:54 AM Set 3:04 AM 80
31 Low 11:32 AM 0.9 7:46 PM Rise 5:33 PM
31 High 6:05 PM 5.7

Tu 1 Low 12:18 AM 1.1 6:55 AM Set 4:01 AM 87
1 High 6:06 AM 5.0 7:44 PM Rise 6:06 PM
1 Low 12:20 PM 0.8
1 High 6:49 PM 5.8

W 2 Low 1:01 AM 0.9 6:55 AM Set 4:58 AM 93
2 High 6:53 AM 5.2 7:43 PM Rise 6:36 PM
2 Low 1:05 PM 0.7
2 High 7:30 PM 5.9


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Today: S wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.

Tonight: S wind 8 to 11 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
after 2am. Seas around 3 ft.

Friday: SSW wind 9 to 12 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Seas around 3 ft.

Friday Night: SSW wind 10 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Seas around 4 ft.

Saturday: SSW wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Saturday Night: SW wind 9 to 11 kt becoming W after midnight. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 6 ft.

Sunday: WSW wind 6 to 9 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny.
Seas around 5 ft.

Sunday Night: SSW wind 6 to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Mostly cloudy.
Seas around 3 ft.

Monday: W wind 5 to 9 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Notice posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009

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.