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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:

URGENT INFORMATION:
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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 - 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 - 30'00"
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
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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:

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CURRENT ISSUES:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES
06/18/2010 - PROPELLOR CLUB HARBOR CUISE
06/24/2010 - NAV/OPS MEETING
2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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HURRICANE STATUS - ALERT LEVEL 4 - NO STORMS EXPECTED

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT TUE JUN 1 2010

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

INTERMITTENT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN
SEA EAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS
OF PACIFIC TROPICAL STORM AGATHA. UPPER-LEVEL WINDS...PARTICULARLY
TO THE NORTH OF THE SYSTEM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO...ARE NOT
CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...10
PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS. THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE LITTLE OVER THE
NEXT DAY OR SO.

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

TODAY MARKS THE FIRST DAY OF THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON...WHICH
WILL RUN UNTIL NOVEMBER 30. LONG-TERM AVERAGES FOR THE NUMBER OF
NAMED STORMS...HURRICANES...AND MAJOR HURRICANES ARE 11...6...AND
2...RESPECTIVELY.

THE LIST OF NAMES FOR 2010 IS AS FOLLOWS:

NAME PRONUNCIATION NAME PRONUNCIATION
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ALEX LISA LEE- SA
BONNIE MATTHEW
COLIN NICOLE NI COLE-
DANIELLE DAN YELL- OTTO
EARL PAULA
FIONA RICHARD RICH- ERD
GASTON SHARY SHA- REE
HERMINE HER MEEN- TOMAS TO MAS-
IGOR E GOR- VIRGINIE VIR JIN- EE
JULIA WALTER
KARL

THIS PRODUCT...THE TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK...BRIEFLY DESCRIBES
SIGNIFICANT AREAS OF DISTURBED WEATHER AND THEIR POTENTIAL FOR
TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS. THE ISSUANCE
TIMES OF THIS PRODUCT ARE 2 AM...8 AM...2 PM...AND 8 PM EDT. AFTER
THE CHANGE TO STANDARD TIME IN NOVEMBER...THE ISSUANCE TIMES ARE 1
AM...7 AM...1 PM...AND 7 PM EST.

PRIOR TO 2009...THE SPECIAL TROPICAL DISTURBANCE STATEMENT COULD BE
ISSUED AT ANY TIME TO DESCRIBE SIGNIFICANT DISTURBANCES IN BETWEEN
ISSUANCES OF THE TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK. THE SPECIAL TROPICAL
DISTURBANCE STATEMENT HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED AND WILL NO LONGER BE
ISSUED. INSTEAD...A SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK WILL BE
ISSUED TO PROVIDE UPDATES...AS NECESSARY...IN BETWEEN THE REGULARLY
SCHEDULED ISSUANCES OF THE TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK. SPECIAL
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOKS WILL BE ISSUED UNDER THE SAME WMO AND
AWIPS HEADERS AS THE REGULAR TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOKS.

A STANDARD PACKAGE OF PRODUCTS...CONSISTING OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE
PUBLIC ADVISORY...THE FORECAST/ADVISORY...THE CYCLONE DISCUSSION...
AND A WIND SPEED PROBABILITY PRODUCT...IS ISSUED EVERY SIX HOURS
FOR ALL ONGOING TROPICAL CYCLONES. IN ADDITION...A SPECIAL
ADVISORY PACKAGE MAY BE ISSUED AT ANY TIME TO ADVISE OF SIGNIFICANT
UNEXPECTED CHANGES OR TO MODIFY WATCHES OR WARNINGS.

THE TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE IS A BRIEF STATEMENT TO INFORM OF
SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN A TROPICAL CYCLONE OR TO POST OR CANCEL
WATCHES OR WARNINGS. IT IS USED IN LIEU OF OR TO PRECEDE THE
ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL ADVISORY PACKAGE. TROPICAL CYCLONE
UPDATES...WHICH CAN BE ISSUED AT ANY TIME...CAN BE FOUND UNDER WMO
HEADER WTNT61-65 KNHC...AND UNDER AWIPS HEADER MIATCUAT1-5.

ALL NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER TEXT AND GRAPHICAL PRODUCTS ARE
AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with May 28, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible


Tu 1 Low 5:54 AM 0.4 6:12 AM Set 10:19 AM 84
1 High 11:47 AM 4.6 8:23 PM
1 Low 5:47 PM 0.8

W 2 High 12:15 AM 5.3 6:12 AM Rise 12:10 AM 77
2 Low 6:35 AM 0.6 8:23 PM Set 11:15 AM
2 High 12:34 PM 4.5
2 Low 6:33 PM 1.0

Th 3 High 12:58 AM 5.1 6:12 AM Rise 12:40 AM 69
3 Low 7:17 AM 0.6 8:24 PM Set 12:10 PM
3 High 1:23 PM 4.6
3 Low 7:23 PM 1.2

F 4 High 1:43 AM 4.9 6:12 AM Rise 1:08 AM 59
4 Low 8:01 AM 0.6 8:24 PM Set 1:04 PM
4 High 2:13 PM 4.7
4 Low 8:17 PM 1.3

Sa 5 High 2:31 AM 4.7 6:12 AM Rise 1:34 AM 50
5 Low 8:45 AM 0.6 8:25 PM Set 1:58 PM
5 High 3:04 PM 4.8
5 Low 9:16 PM 1.3

Su 6 High 3:21 AM 4.6 6:11 AM Rise 2:01 AM 41
6 Low 9:32 AM 0.5 8:25 PM Set 2:53 PM
6 High 3:56 PM 5.1
6 Low 10:15 PM 1.2

M 7 High 4:12 AM 4.5 6:11 AM Rise 2:30 AM 31
7 Low 10:20 AM 0.4 8:26 PM Set 3:51 PM
7 High 4:46 PM 5.3
7 Low 11:11 PM 1.0

Tu 8 High 5:03 AM 4.5 6:11 AM Rise 3:01 AM 22
8 Low 11:09 AM 0.2 8:26 PM Set 4:51 PM
8 High 5:35 PM 5.6

W 9 Low 12:05 AM 0.7 6:11 AM Rise 3:37 AM 14
9 High 5:55 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Set 5:53 PM
9 Low 11:59 AM 0.0
9 High 6:24 PM 5.9

Th 10 Low 12:56 AM 0.5 6:11 AM Rise 4:19 AM 8
10 High 6:45 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Set 6:57 PM
10 Low 12:48 PM -0.2
10 High 7:12 PM 6.1




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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES OVER THE CAROLINAS WILL
GRADUALLY MOVE TO THE E TODAY... DELIVERING PERIODS OF UNSETTLED CONDITIONS
TO THE REGION. ATLC HIGH PRES WILL THEN PERSIST DURING THE MIDWEEK PERIOD
FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES STRENGTHENING S OF THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.
Today...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely this morning.
Tstms likely. A chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.

Wed...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Wed Night...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu Night...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Sat...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Notice posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2010

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.