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Subject:WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/10/18 - PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS
Date:Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:
PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS






PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 41.0 ft
Main Channel - 41.0 ft
 
BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:
 
ADM Terminal 34 ft Max Draft,  675 Max LOA
Gold Bond Terminal Max Draft 34 ft Max LOA 600 ft
KINDER MORGAN RIVERROAD MAX DRAFT 38 FEET
AXION/CHEMSERVE WILMINGTON/ Koch / Amoco / Mobil Oil Terminal Max Draft 37 ft Max LOA 700 ft
Apex Terminal Max Draft 35’ 4” Ft Max ANYTIME LOA 800’
KINDER MORGAN WOODBINE/ Paktank Terminal Max Draft 38 ft Max LOA 750 ft     
Chemserve  - 37 ft Max -  LOA 700’ - DISCHARGE RATE FOR UAN SOLUTION –500 LIQUID S/T PER HR 1 EIGHT INCH HOSE
Buckeye Terminal Max Draft - 02/2018 draft 33.50 reduce by 9” each month
Colonial Terminal Max Draft 33 ft Max LOA 700 ft
Kinder Morgan Terminal Max Draft 31 ft Max LOA 600 x 106
South Wilmington Terminal (Exxon) – Max draft 38’00; Max LOA 800’
Carolina Marine Terminal – Max draft 38’00 (1/2018); Max LOA 800’ – possible deeper draft on a vessel by vessel basis
PORT DOCK 1 - MAX DRAFT ON ARRIVAL 41 FEET FRESH WATER ON HIGH TIDE  
MAX DRAFT ON DEPARTURE 40 FEET FRESH WATER ON HIGH TIDE WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA 
MAX PANAMA SIZE VESSEL – 1150’ x 150’
 
SCHEDULE TO ESTABLISH BOARD TIME ON DEEP ARRIVALS
                                                                       
June 1, 2017


-             Nothing in this schedule shall be interpreted as limiting the pilot, vessel master, or facility operator from taking additional actions necessary to increase the level of care that ensures a vessel’s safe transit and mooring.
-             Time limits subject to change due to weather conditions, underpowered vessels, vessels with limited handling abilities or emergencies.
-             Vessels 38 feet and less move on any tide time at pilot’s discretion


SHIPS FRESH WATER DRAFT            AS EARLY AS                         LATE AS                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                  SOUTHPORT                           SOUTHPORT
                                                               LOW TIDE PLUS                   HIGH TIDE PLUS


38’01” thru 38’11”……….…………….. 1:10………………………………0:30
39’00” thru 39’11”………………………2:00……………………………….0:20
40’00” thru 40’05”………………………2:40……………………………… 0:10
40’06” thru 40’11” …………………….. 3:10 ……………………………… 0:00
41’00” thru 41’05” …………………….. 3:40  …    0:10 BEFORE HIGH TIDE
41’06” thru 42’00” 1:20 BEFORE HIGH TIDE TO 0:20 BEFORE HIGH TIDE


SCHEDULE TO ESTABLISH BOARD TIME ON DEEP SAILINGS FROM WILMINGTON 


June 1, 2017


-             Nothing in this schedule shall be interpreted as limiting the pilot, vessel master, or facility operator from taking additional actions necessary to increase the level of care that ensures a vessel’s safe transit and mooring.
-             Time limits subject to change due to weather conditions, low powered vessels or emergencies.
-             Vessels 38’00” and less move on any tide time at pilot’s discretion
                                                  (PORT SIDE TO)


                                                            
                                                              AS EARLY AS                               AS LATE AS
                                                              WILMINGTON                           WILMINGTON   
SHIP’S FRESH WATER DRAFT        HIGH TIDE MINUS/BEFORE       HIGH TIDE                                               
                                                                            
38’01” thru 38’05” ……………………………..    5:00 ……………………………………….     HIGH TIDE
38’06” thru 38’11” ……………………………..    4:30 ……………………………………….     1:00 (before)         
39’00” thru 39’05”  …………………………….    4:00  ………………………………………     1:30 (before)
39’06” thru 39’11”  …………………………….    3:30  ………………………………………     2:00 (before) 
40’00” thru 40’06”  …………………………….    3:00  ………………………………………     2:30 (before)                                   




                                                          (STARBOARD SIDE TO)


                                                               AS EARLY AS                              AS LATE AS
                                                              WILMINGTON                           WILMINGTON   
SHIP’S FRESH WATER DRAFT        HIGH TIDE MINUS/BEFORE       HIGH TIDE                                                
                                                                            
38’01” thru 38’05” ……………………………..    5:30 ……………………………………….     0:30 (before)
38’06” thru 38’11” ……………………………..    5:00 ……………………………………….     1:30 (before)        
39’00” thru 39’05”  …………………………….    4:30  ………………………………………     2:00 (before)
39’06” thru 39’11”  …………………………….    4:00  ………………………………………     2:30 (before)
40’00” thru 40’06” ……………………………..    3:30  ………………………………………     3:00 (before)


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VESSEL TRAFFIC (TANKERS):    IN – CPC PETROCHEM SUPPLIER


DUE:   NONE


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




Current Articles: NONE


CURRENT EVENTS: -   NONE


FUTURE EVENTS – NONE




SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
HURRICANE ALERT LEVEL:  PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS
1100 AM AST Wed Oct 10 2018
 
...LESLIE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.8N 42.3W
ABOUT 1130 MI...1820 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SSE OR 150 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 INCHES
 
 
100 PM CDT Wed Oct 10 2018
 
Corrected pressure in inches in summary block and text
 
...MICHAEL INTENSIFIES AS IT MAKES LANDFALL NEAR MEXICO BEACH
FLORIDA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS...AND HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCURING OVER THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.0N 85.5W
ABOUT 5 MI...10 KM NW OF MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF PANAMA CITY FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...155 MPH...250 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...919 MB...27.14 INCHES


1100 AM AST Wed Oct 10 2018
 
...NADINE STRENGTHENED OVERNIGHT...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.6N 31.6W
ABOUT 505 MI...815 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES
 


Tides for Wilmington NC   
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
                     /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


OCTOBER 2018


W   10      Low   5:31 AM    -0.2   7:13 AM    Rise  8:36 AM      0
    10     High  11:15 AM     5.3   6:44 PM     Set  8:06 PM
    10      Low   5:59 PM    -0.1
    10     High  11:30 PM     4.9
 
Th  11      Low   6:15 AM    -0.1   7:14 AM    Rise  9:39 AM      3
    11     High  12:03 PM     5.2   6:43 PM     Set  8:44 PM
    11      Low   6:47 PM     0.1
 
F   12     High  12:17 AM     4.7   7:15 AM    Rise 10:40 AM      8
    12      Low   6:58 AM     0.1   6:42 PM     Set  9:24 PM
    12     High  12:51 PM     5.0
    12      Low   7:33 PM     0.3
 
Sa  13     High   1:05 AM     4.4   7:16 AM    Rise 11:39 AM      14
    13      Low   7:40 AM     0.3   6:40 PM     Set 10:07 PM
    13     High   1:40 PM     4.8
    13      Low   8:20 PM     0.5
 
Su  14     High   1:56 AM     4.2   7:16 AM    Rise 12:34 PM      22
    14      Low   8:22 AM     0.4   6:39 PM     Set 10:53 PM
    14     High   2:30 PM     4.7
    14      Low   9:08 PM     0.6


M   15     High   2:48 AM     4.1   7:17 AM    Rise  1:25 PM      31
    15      Low   9:07 AM     0.6   6:38 PM     Set 11:42 PM
    15     High   3:21 PM     4.5
    15      Low   9:59 PM     0.7
 
Tu  16     High   3:40 AM     4.0   7:18 AM    Rise  2:12 PM      41
    16      Low   9:56 AM     0.7   6:36 PM
    16     High   4:13 PM     4.4
    16      Low  10:51 PM     0.7
 
W   17     High   4:33 AM     3.9   7:19 AM     Set 12:34 AM      50
    17      Low  10:52 AM     0.7   6:35 PM    Rise  2:55 PM
    17     High   5:05 PM     4.4
    17      Low  11:43 PM     0.7
 
Th  18     High   5:26 AM     4.0   7:20 AM     Set  1:27 AM      59
    18      Low  11:48 AM     0.7   6:34 PM    Rise  3:34 PM
    18     High   5:56 PM     4.4
 
F   19      Low  12:34 AM     0.6   7:21 AM     Set  2:21 AM      68
    19     High   6:19 AM     4.1   6:33 PM    Rise  4:09 PM
    19      Low  12:43 PM     0.6
    19     High   6:47 PM     4.4
 
Sa  20      Low   1:22 AM     0.5   7:21 AM     Set  3:17 AM      77
    20     High   7:10 AM     4.2   6:32 PM    Rise  4:43 PM
    20      Low   1:36 PM     0.5
    20     High   7:35 PM     4.5
 
Su  21      Low   2:08 AM     0.4   7:22 AM     Set  4:13 AM      84
    21     High   7:58 AM     4.4   6:30 PM    Rise  5:15 PM
    21      Low   2:27 PM     0.4
    21     High   8:21 PM     4.6
 
M   22      Low   2:52 AM     0.3   7:23 AM     Set  5:10 AM      91
    22     High   8:42 AM     4.5   6:29 PM    Rise  5:47 PM
    22      Low   3:16 PM     0.3
    22     High   9:02 PM     4.6
 
Tu  23      Low   3:34 AM     0.2   7:24 AM     Set  6:08 AM      96
    23     High   9:22 AM     4.7   6:28 PM    Rise  6:19 PM
    23      Low   4:03 PM     0.3
    23     High   9:40 PM     4.6
 
W   24      Low   4:16 AM     0.1   7:25 AM     Set  7:08 AM      99
    24     High   9:56 AM     4.8   6:27 PM    Rise  6:53 PM
    24      Low   4:50 PM     0.2
    24     High  10:15 PM     4.6
 
Th  25      Low   4:57 AM     0.1   7:26 AM     Set  8:10 AM      99
    25     High  10:26 AM     4.9   6:26 PM    Rise  7:29 PM
    25      Low   5:37 PM     0.3
    25     High  10:47 PM     4.6
 
F   26      Low   5:38 AM     0.1   7:27 AM     Set  9:13 AM      98
    26     High  10:56 AM     5.0   6:25 PM    Rise  8:10 PM
    26      Low   6:24 PM     0.3
    26     High  11:22 PM     4.5
 
Sa  27      Low   6:20 AM     0.1   7:27 AM     Set 10:17 AM      94
    27     High  11:33 AM     5.0   6:24 PM    Rise  8:56 PM
    27      Low   7:12 PM     0.4
 
Su  28     High  12:05 AM     4.4   7:28 AM     Set 11:21 AM      88
    28      Low   7:05 AM     0.1   6:23 PM    Rise  9:48 PM
    28     High  12:20 PM     5.0
    28      Low   8:03 PM     0.4
 
M   29     High   1:00 AM     4.3   7:29 AM     Set 12:22 PM      80
    29      Low   7:56 AM     0.2   6:22 PM    Rise 10:46 PM
    29     High   1:22 PM     4.9
    29      Low   8:59 PM     0.5
 
Tu  30     High   2:11 AM     4.2   7:30 AM     Set  1:19 PM      71
    30      Low   8:54 AM     0.3   6:21 PM    Rise 11:49 PM
    30     High   2:40 PM     4.8
    30      Low   9:59 PM     0.5
 
W   31     High   3:25 AM     4.2   7:31 AM     Set  2:11 PM      60
    31      Low  10:00 AM     0.3   6:20 PM
    31     High   3:55 PM     4.7
    31      Low  11:01 PM     0.4
 
NOVEMBER 2018
 
Th   1     High   4:32 AM     4.2   7:32 AM    Rise 12:54 AM      48
     1      Low  11:09 AM     0.3   6:19 PM     Set  2:57 PM
     1     High   5:01 PM     4.7
 
F    2      Low  12:01 AM     0.2   7:33 AM    Rise  2:00 AM      37
     2     High   5:36 AM     4.4   6:18 PM     Set  3:38 PM
     2      Low  12:15 PM     0.2
     2     High   6:03 PM     4.8
 
Sa   3      Low  12:57 AM     0.0   7:34 AM    Rise  3:06 AM      26
     3     High   6:37 AM     4.6   6:17 PM     Set  4:16 PM
     3      Low   1:16 PM     0.0
     3     High   7:01 PM     4.8
 
Su   4      Low   1:51 AM    -0.2   6:35 AM    Rise  3:11 AM      17
     4     High   6:35 AM     4.9   5:16 PM     Set  3:51 PM
     4      Low   1:13 PM    -0.1
     4     High   6:56 PM     4.9
 
M    5      Low   1:42 AM    -0.3   6:36 AM    Rise  4:16 AM      9
     5     High   7:29 AM     5.1   5:15 PM     Set  4:26 PM
     5      Low   2:08 PM    -0.2
     5     High   7:46 PM     4.9
 
Tu   6      Low   2:31 AM    -0.4   6:36 AM    Rise  5:19 AM      4
     6     High   8:19 AM     5.2   5:14 PM     Set  5:01 PM
     6      Low   3:00 PM    -0.2
     6     High   8:33 PM     4.8
 
W    7      Low   3:18 AM    -0.3   6:37 AM    Rise  6:23 AM      0
     7     High   9:06 AM     5.3   5:14 PM     Set  5:38 PM
     7      Low   3:50 PM    -0.2
     7     High   9:19 PM     4.7
 
Th   8      Low   4:03 AM    -0.2   6:38 AM    Rise  7:25 AM      0
     8     High   9:51 AM     5.2   5:13 PM     Set  6:17 PM
     8      Low   4:37 PM    -0.1
     8     High  10:03 PM     4.6
 
F    9      Low   4:46 AM    -0.1   6:39 AM    Rise  8:25 AM      1
     9     High  10:35 AM     5.1   5:12 PM     Set  6:59 PM
     9      Low   5:23 PM     0.1
     9     High  10:48 PM     4.4
 
Sa  10      Low   5:27 AM     0.1   6:40 AM    Rise  9:22 AM      4
    10     High  11:19 AM     4.9   5:11 PM     Set  7:44 PM
    10      Low   6:06 PM     0.2
    10     High  11:34 PM     4.2
 
Su  11      Low   6:06 AM     0.2   6:41 AM    Rise 10:16 AM      10
    11     High  12:05 PM     4.7   5:10 PM     Set  8:32 PM
    11      Low   6:50 PM     0.4
 


MARINE FORECAST:  1105 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018      .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Hurricane Michael is forecast to  move onshore across the Florida Panhandle today, track NE while  remaining inland and slowly weakening into a tropical storm tonight  into Thu, and move to 35.8N 78.0W by 8 PM EDT Thu over eastern  North Carolina. Michael is then expected to move offshore to near  38.7N 71.6W by 8 AM EDT Fri while transitioning to a strong  post-tropical cyclone, pass E of the area to near 45.5N 52.5W by  8 AM EDT Sat, then continue moving well E and NE of the area late  Sat through Sun. Please refer to the National Hurricane Center for  the latest information for Hurricane Michael. Otherwise, a high  pressure ridge will move E across the central and northern waters  today, then shift E of the area tonight. A cold front will move SE  across the waters Fri through Sat night, then pass SE of the area  Sun. High pressure will build across the northern and central  waters Sat night through Sun, then shift E of the area Sun night.    $$
   ANZ835-110300-  Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-  1105 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018    TROPICAL STORM WARNING    TODAY  S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered  showers and TSTMs.  TONIGHT  S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers  and TSTMs.  THU  S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered  showers and TSTMs.  THU NIGHT  Winds veering to W to SW 25 to 35 kt, then becoming W  to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft. Scattered showers  and TSTMs.  FRI  Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15  kt. Seas becoming 9 to 14 ft, then subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.  FRI NIGHT  N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.  SAT  N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.  SAT NIGHT  Winds veering to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to  7 ft.  SUN  E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.  SUN NIGHT  E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3  to 6 ft.




Notice posted on Wednesday, October 10, 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.