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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Friday, October 15, 2010
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:

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 40'00, 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:
HESS - OVERSEAS ANACORTES - IN - ETD 1300/15TH
KMI4 - NAVIG8 STEALTH II - ETA 0800/18TH

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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:
10/21/10 - 1800 - CHS PROP CLUB DINNER AT THE CITADEL
10/28/10 - 0800 - NAV/OPS MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
11/03/10 - 1715 - SAV. PROP, MARITIME AFTER HOURS AT RUTH CHRIS
11/09/10 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON
11/16/10 - TBA - CHS PROP CLUB - STATE OF THE PORT
11/19/10 - TBA - SAVANNAH PROPELLER CLUB OYSTER ROAST

2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1 - HURRICANE STATUS - 4/TROPICAL DEPRESSION PAULA
PAULA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF
CENTRAL CUBA...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.1N 80.2W
ABOUT 65 MI...105 KM E OF VARADERO CUBA
ABOUT 60 MI...100 KM NW OF CAIBARIEN CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 85 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION PAULA
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 80.2 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR. THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST
AND SOUTH IS FORECAST ON SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS...AND PAULA IS EXPECTED TO DEGENERATE TO A REMNANT LOW
PRESSURE AREA BY SATURDAY.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL...PAULA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER CENTRAL CUBA AND THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS THROUGH SATURDAY.

STORM SURGE...STORM SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE COAST OF NORTH CENTRAL
CUBA SHOULD SUBSIDE TODAY.
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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with October 15, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 15 High 2:21 AM 4.9 7:24 AM Set 12:39 AM 50
15 Low 8:34 AM 1.3 6:47 PM Rise 2:47 PM
15 High 3:09 PM 5.6
15 Low 9:23 PM 1.3

Sa 16 High 3:19 AM 5.0 7:25 AM Set 1:36 AM 59
16 Low 9:35 AM 1.4 6:46 PM Rise 3:19 PM
16 High 4:02 PM 5.5
16 Low 10:15 PM 1.3

Su 17 High 4:14 AM 5.1 7:25 AM Set 2:32 AM 68
17 Low 10:32 AM 1.3 6:45 PM Rise 3:49 PM
17 High 4:52 PM 5.5
17 Low 11:03 PM 1.1

M 18 High 5:06 AM 5.3 7:26 AM Set 3:26 AM 77
18 Low 11:25 AM 1.2 6:43 PM Rise 4:16 PM
18 High 5:38 PM 5.6
18 Low 11:47 PM 0.9

Tu 19 High 5:54 AM 5.6 7:27 AM Set 4:20 AM 84
19 Low 12:13 PM 1.1 6:42 PM Rise 4:43 PM
19 High 6:21 PM 5.6

W 20 Low 12:28 AM 0.8 7:28 AM Set 5:13 AM 90
20 High 6:38 AM 5.8 6:41 PM Rise 5:11 PM
20 Low 12:57 PM 0.9
20 High 7:03 PM 5.6

Th 21 Low 1:06 AM 0.6 7:29 AM Set 6:08 AM 95
21 High 7:19 AM 6.0 6:40 PM Rise 5:40 PM
21 Low 1:39 PM 0.8
21 High 7:42 PM 5.6

F 22 Low 1:43 AM 0.5 7:29 AM Set 7:04 AM 98
22 High 7:58 AM 6.2 6:39 PM Rise 6:11 PM
22 Low 2:19 PM 0.8
22 High 8:20 PM 5.5

Sa 23 Low 2:20 AM 0.4 7:30 AM Set 8:02 AM 99
23 High 8:34 AM 6.2 6:38 PM Rise 6:47 PM
23 Low 2:58 PM 0.7
23 High 8:57 PM 5.4

Su 24 Low 2:57 AM 0.4 7:31 AM Set 9:01 AM 99
24 High 9:10 AM 6.3 6:37 PM Rise 7:28 PM
24 Low 3:37 PM 0.8
24 High 9:32 PM 5.3

M 25 Low 3:35 AM 0.4 7:32 AM Set 10:01 AM 96
25 High 9:47 AM 6.2 6:36 PM Rise 8:14 PM
25 Low 4:18 PM 0.8
25 High 10:08 PM 5.2

Tu 26 Low 4:16 AM 0.5 7:33 AM Set 10:59 AM 92
26 High 10:26 AM 6.2 6:35 PM Rise 9:08 PM
26 Low 5:01 PM 0.9
26 High 10:48 PM 5.1

W 27 Low 5:00 AM 0.5 7:33 AM Set 11:54 AM 85
27 High 11:11 AM 6.1 6:34 PM Rise 10:07 PM
27 Low 5:48 PM 1.0
27 High 11:35 PM 5.0

Th 28 Low 5:50 AM 0.6 7:34 AM Set 12:44 PM 77
28 High 12:03 PM 6.1 6:33 PM Rise 11:10 PM
28 Low 6:41 PM 1.0

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT FRI OCT 15 2010
W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE.
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.
ANZ088-151500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT FRI OCT 15 2010

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...
THEN BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT
E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.

TONIGHT
WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 8 FT.

SAT
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST E.
SEAS BECOMING 2 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST E.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W
OF 1000 FM 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 4
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.

SUN
WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
BECOMING 1 TO 3 FT THROUGHOUT...HIGHEST E.

TUE
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



Notice posted on Friday, October 15, 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.