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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/08/18
Date:Monday, October 08, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:


PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance – 43.8 ft  
Main Channel - 45.0 ft
 
BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:
 
Inner anchorage - Max Draft 30’00 feet FW - Max LOA 750 FT
Buckeye ( formerly Hess ) - Max draft – 34’06’’ - MLW -  Max LOA 750’ Max DWT 70,000 MT UP to 2 x 10 INCH HOSES – AS OF 2/15/18. Depth is reduced 6’’ each month until the berth is dredged in June.
Delfin - Max Draft - 38'00 Max LOA 690'
ODJFELL Terminal - Max Draft – 40’  Max LOA 700' - 1 x 8 inch HOSE 1 x 6 inch VAPOR HOSE - Odfjell Charleston - NEW Depth – 42’00.
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 4 - Max draft 40'00, tide needed for anything deeper than 38'00 UP TO 2 x 8 INCH HOSES// Please be advised that the north and south finger piers located at Kinder Morgan Dock #4, sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew.  (UPDATED 11/9) the terminal manager advised that berth #4 is operational but the finger piers have not been repaired and can only be accessed by the mooring boat. The mooring dolphins are fine.
Kinder Morgan North - Max draft 32'00"
BP - Max draft at berth 35 ft FW - .  (05/14/18-per pilots) Current maximum draft to BP is 31 feet due to shoaling along the Joint Base Charleston waterfront in Range D and the turning basin at Wharf A.  This is subject to change as conditions warrant.
Wando Terminal - Max draft 45'00 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
COLUMBUS STREET TERMINAL  - 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 38’00 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:   


 IN:  RESOLVE


DUE :  10/09 – PADRE SILAND; STOLT OCELOT
10/14 – MADHA SILVER
10/15 – GLV PETROCHEM PRODUCER


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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:  :  10/09 – CWIT luncheon
10/11 – OKTOBERFEST - Thursday, October 11 | Alhambra Hall


FUTURE EVENTS:   
10/25 – 0745 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - ILA 1422 Building (1142 Morrison Drive) October Nav/Ops Meeting
10/29-31 – 45TH Annual SC International Trade Conference – Gaillard Center


SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT:  SEASONAL 4 – No tropical winds expected within 72 hours.
200 PM EDT Mon Oct 08 2018
 
...CENTER OF MICHAEL PASSING NEAR THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA...
...HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG WINDS SPREADING ACROSS WESTERN CUBA...
...RISK OF LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE...HEAVY RAINFALL...AND
DANGEROUS WINDS INCREASING FOR THE NORTHEASTERN GULF COAST...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.7N 85.1W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SW OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA
ABOUT 145 MI...230 KM NE OF COZUMEL MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
 
None
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
 
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
* The Cuban province of Pinar del Rio
 
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* The Cuban province of the Isle of Youth
* The coast of Mexico from Tulum to Cabo Catoche, including Cozumel
 
A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for...
* Navarre Florida to Anna Maria Island Florida, including Tampa Bay
 
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Alabama-Florida border to Suwannee River Florida
 
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Suwannee River to Anna Maria Island Florida, including Tampa Bay
* Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border
 
 
CHARLESTON TIDES:
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


OCTOBER 2018


M    8      Low   1:41 AM    -0.2   7:19 AM    Rise  6:34 AM      2
     8     High   7:55 AM     6.6   6:55 PM     Set  7:02 PM
     8      Low   2:05 PM    -0.4
     8     High   8:12 PM     6.6
 
Tu   9      Low   2:28 AM    -0.3   7:20 AM    Rise  7:39 AM      0
     9     High   8:45 AM     6.8   6:54 PM     Set  7:38 PM
     9      Low   2:56 PM    -0.3
     9     High   8:59 PM     6.5
 
W   10      Low   3:14 AM    -0.2   7:20 AM    Rise  8:43 AM      0
    10     High   9:33 AM     6.8   6:53 PM     Set  8:16 PM
    10      Low   3:45 PM    -0.1
    10     High   9:44 PM     6.2
 
Th  11      Low   3:58 AM     0.0   7:21 AM    Rise  9:45 AM      3
    11     High  10:19 AM     6.6   6:52 PM     Set  8:54 PM
    11      Low   4:33 PM     0.2
    11     High  10:29 PM     5.9
 
F   12      Low   4:41 AM     0.3   7:22 AM    Rise 10:46 AM      8
    12     High  11:05 AM     6.4   6:50 PM     Set  9:35 PM
    12      Low   5:21 PM     0.5
    12     High  11:13 PM     5.6
 
Sa  13      Low   5:24 AM     0.6   7:22 AM    Rise 11:44 AM      14
    13     High  11:51 AM     6.2   6:49 PM     Set 10:18 PM
    13      Low   6:09 PM     0.8
    13     High  11:59 PM     5.3
 
Su  14      Low   6:08 AM     0.9   7:23 AM    Rise 12:39 PM      22
    14     High  12:39 PM     5.9   6:48 PM     Set 11:05 PM
    14      Low   6:58 PM     1.1
 
M   15     High  12:47 AM     5.0   7:24 AM    Rise  1:30 PM      31
    15      Low   6:55 AM     1.2   6:47 PM     Set 11:54 PM
    15     High   1:31 PM     5.7
    15      Low   7:50 PM     1.3
 
Tu  16     High   1:39 AM     4.9   7:25 AM    Rise  2:17 PM      41
    16      Low   7:47 AM     1.4   6:46 PM
    16     High   2:25 PM     5.5
    16      Low   8:43 PM     1.4
 
W   17     High   2:34 AM     4.8   7:25 AM     Set 12:45 AM      50
    17      Low   8:43 AM     1.5   6:44 PM    Rise  3:00 PM
    17     High   3:20 PM     5.5
    17      Low   9:37 PM     1.4
 
Th  18     High   3:31 AM     4.9   7:26 AM     Set  1:38 AM      59
    18      Low   9:42 AM     1.4   6:43 PM    Rise  3:39 PM
    18     High   4:13 PM     5.5
    18      Low  10:28 PM     1.3
 
F   19     High   4:26 AM     5.1   7:27 AM     Set  2:32 AM      68
    19      Low  10:38 AM     1.3   6:42 PM    Rise  4:15 PM
    19     High   5:04 PM     5.6
    19      Low  11:16 PM     1.1
 
Sa  20     High   5:17 AM     5.3   7:28 AM     Set  3:27 AM      77
    20      Low  11:30 AM     1.1   6:41 PM    Rise  4:50 PM
    20     High   5:51 PM     5.7
 
Su  21      Low  12:01 AM     0.8   7:29 AM     Set  4:22 AM      84
    21     High   6:05 AM     5.6   6:40 PM    Rise  5:22 PM
    21      Low  12:19 PM     0.9
    21     High   6:35 PM     5.8
 
M   22      Low  12:43 AM     0.6   7:29 AM     Set  5:19 AM      91
    22     High   6:49 AM     5.8   6:39 PM    Rise  5:55 PM
    22      Low   1:04 PM     0.7
    22     High   7:17 PM     5.9
 
Tu  23      Low   1:23 AM     0.3   7:30 AM     Set  6:16 AM      96
    23     High   7:31 AM     6.1   6:38 PM    Rise  6:28 PM
    23      Low   1:48 PM     0.5
    23     High   7:57 PM     5.9
 
W   24      Low   2:03 AM     0.2   7:31 AM     Set  7:16 AM      99
    24     High   8:11 AM     6.3   6:37 PM    Rise  7:02 PM
    24      Low   2:32 PM     0.4
    24     High   8:36 PM     5.9
 
Th  25      Low   2:43 AM     0.0   7:32 AM     Set  8:16 AM      99
    25     High   8:51 AM     6.5   6:36 PM    Rise  7:39 PM
    25      Low   3:16 PM     0.3
    25     High   9:16 PM     5.8
 
F   26      Low   3:24 AM     0.0   7:33 AM     Set  9:19 AM      98
    26     High   9:32 AM     6.6   6:35 PM    Rise  8:21 PM
    26      Low   4:01 PM     0.3
    26     High   9:57 PM     5.7
 
Sa  27      Low   4:08 AM     0.0   7:33 AM     Set 10:23 AM      94
    27     High  10:16 AM     6.6   6:34 PM    Rise  9:08 PM
    27      Low   4:49 PM     0.4
    27     High  10:42 PM     5.5
 
Su  28      Low   4:55 AM     0.1   7:34 AM     Set 11:26 AM      88
    28     High  11:05 AM     6.5   6:33 PM    Rise 10:00 PM
    28      Low   5:40 PM     0.5
    28     High  11:33 PM     5.4


M   29      Low   5:46 AM     0.2   7:35 AM     Set 12:27 PM      80
    29     High  11:59 AM     6.4   6:32 PM    Rise 10:58 PM
    29      Low   6:35 PM     0.7
 
Tu  30     High  12:31 AM     5.3   7:36 AM     Set  1:24 PM      71
    30      Low   6:43 AM     0.3   6:31 PM
    30     High   1:00 PM     6.3
    30      Low   7:35 PM     0.7
 
W   31     High   1:36 AM     5.2   7:37 AM    Rise 12:00 AM      60
    31      Low   7:46 AM     0.4   6:30 PM     Set  2:16 PM
    31     High   2:06 PM     6.2
    31      Low   8:39 PM     0.7
 
NOVEMBER 2018
 
Th   1     High   2:45 AM     5.3   7:38 AM    Rise  1:05 AM      48
     1      Low   8:53 AM     0.5   6:29 PM     Set  3:02 PM
     1     High   3:13 PM     6.1
     1      Low   9:42 PM     0.6
 
F    2     High   3:53 AM     5.5   7:39 AM    Rise  2:10 AM      37
     2      Low  10:00 AM     0.4   6:28 PM     Set  3:44 PM
     2     High   4:17 PM     6.1
     2      Low  10:42 PM     0.4
 
Sa   3     High   4:57 AM     5.8   7:39 AM    Rise  3:16 AM      26
     3      Low  11:04 AM     0.2   6:27 PM     Set  4:23 PM
     3     High   5:16 PM     6.2
     3      Low  11:38 PM     0.1
 
Su   4     High   4:55 AM     6.1   6:40 AM    Rise  3:20 AM      17
     4      Low  11:03 AM     0.0   5:26 PM     Set  3:59 PM
     4     High   5:11 PM     6.2
     4      Low  11:29 PM    -0.1
 
M    5     High   5:48 AM     6.4   6:41 AM    Rise  4:24 AM      9
     5      Low  11:58 AM    -0.1   5:25 PM     Set  4:35 PM
     5     High   6:01 PM     6.2
 
Tu   6      Low  12:17 AM    -0.2   6:42 AM    Rise  5:27 AM      4
     6     High   6:38 AM     6.6   5:25 PM     Set  5:11 PM
     6      Low  12:49 PM    -0.2
     6     High   6:49 PM     6.1
 
W    7      Low   1:03 AM    -0.2   6:43 AM    Rise  6:29 AM      0
     7     High   7:24 AM     6.7   5:24 PM     Set  5:48 PM
     7      Low   1:38 PM    -0.1
     7     High   7:34 PM     5.9
 
Th   8      Low   1:46 AM    -0.2   6:44 AM    Rise  7:30 AM      0
     8     High   8:09 AM     6.7   5:23 PM     Set  6:28 PM
     8      Low   2:24 PM     0.0
     8     High   8:17 PM     5.7
 
F    9      Low   2:28 AM     0.0   6:45 AM    Rise  8:30 AM      1
     9     High   8:52 AM     6.5   5:22 PM     Set  7:10 PM
     9      Low   3:09 PM     0.2
     9     High   8:59 PM     5.5
 
Sa  10      Low   3:09 AM     0.3   6:46 AM    Rise  9:27 AM      4
    10     High   9:34 AM     6.3   5:22 PM     Set  7:55 PM
    10      Low   3:53 PM     0.4
    10     High   9:41 PM     5.3
 
Su  11      Low   3:49 AM     0.6   6:46 AM    Rise 10:21 AM      10
    11     High  10:16 AM     6.0   5:21 PM     Set  8:44 PM
    11      Low   4:37 PM     0.7
    11     High  10:24 PM     5.0
 


MARINE FORECAST: 5NM S Charleston Nearshore Reef MR
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Marine Zone Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...


Synopsis: AMZ300-090415- 1206 PM EDT Mon Oct 8 2018 .Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina and north coastal Georgia... Hurricane Michael will move north across the Gulf of Mexico early this week, making landfall as hurricane along the Florida Panhandle Wednesday. Michael will weaken to a Tropical Storm as it moves across the Southeast U.S. Wednesday into Thursday. Refer to the latest advisory on Hurricane Michael issued by the National Hurricane Center. $$
This Afternoon
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Tue
E winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the afternoon.
Tue Night
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers with a slight chance of tstms. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
Wed
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Wed Night
Tropical storm conditions possible.
Thu
Hurricane conditions possible.
Thu Night
Hurricane conditions possible.
Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Fri Night
N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening. mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.






Notice posted on Monday, October 08, 2018

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.