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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Friday, October 29, 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:

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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:

11/03/10 - 1715 - SAV. PROP, MARITIME AFTER HOURS AT RUTH CHRIS

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
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
12/02/10 - 0800 - NAV OPS MEETING

2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1 -
HURRICANE STATUS - 4 - TROPICAL STORM SHARY
...SHARY EXPECTED TO AFFECT BERMUDA LATER TODAY...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.3N 65.7W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT
12 TO 24 HOURS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO BERMUDA...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS
ISSUED BY THE BERMUDA WEATHER SERVICE.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM SHARY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.7 WEST. SHARY IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH...30 KM/HR. A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY
...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST TONIGHT. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF SHARY IS EXPECTED TO PASS NEAR OR TO THE EAST
OF BERMUDA TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST TODAY...WITH WEAKENING LIKELY
OVER THE WEEKEND.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
...MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON BERMUDA THIS
AFTERNOON.

RAINFALL...SHARY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER BERMUDA.

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with October 29, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 29 High 12:31 AM 5.0 7:35 AM Set 1:29 PM 67
29 Low 6:47 AM 0.7 6:32 PM
29 High 1:01 PM 6.0
29 Low 7:38 PM 1.0

Sa 30 High 1:35 AM 5.1 7:36 AM Rise 12:16 AM 57
30 Low 7:50 AM 0.7 6:31 PM Set 2:09 PM
30 High 2:05 PM 6.0
30 Low 8:39 PM 0.9

Su 31 High 2:44 AM 5.3 7:37 AM Rise 1:22 AM 46
31 Low 8:57 AM 0.6 6:30 PM Set 2:46 PM
31 High 3:10 PM 6.0
31 Low 9:40 PM 0.6

M 1 High 3:52 AM 5.6 7:38 AM Rise 2:29 AM 34
1 Low 10:05 AM 0.5 6:29 PM Set 3:21 PM
1 High 4:13 PM 6.0
1 Low 10:38 PM 0.3

Tu 2 High 4:55 AM 6.0 7:38 AM Rise 3:36 AM 24
2 Low 11:10 AM 0.2 6:28 PM Set 3:56 PM
2 High 5:12 PM 6.1
2 Low 11:34 PM 0.0

W 3 High 5:54 AM 6.5 7:39 AM Rise 4:44 AM 14
3 Low 12:10 PM 0.0 6:27 PM Set 4:31 PM
3 High 6:08 PM 6.1

Th 4 Low 12:26 AM -0.3 7:40 AM Rise 5:52 AM 7
4 High 6:49 AM 6.8 6:26 PM Set 5:09 PM
4 Low 1:06 PM -0.2
4 High 7:01 PM 6.1

F 5 Low 1:17 AM -0.4 7:41 AM Rise 7:02 AM 2
5 High 7:41 AM 7.0 6:25 PM Set 5:51 PM
5 Low 2:00 PM -0.3
5 High 7:52 PM 6.0

Sa 6 Low 2:06 AM -0.5 7:42 AM Rise 8:11 AM 0
6 High 8:32 AM 7.1 6:25 PM Set 6:38 PM
6 Low 2:51 PM -0.2
6 High 8:42 PM 5.9

Su 7 Low 2:54 AM -0.4 6:43 AM Rise 8:18 AM 0
7 High 8:22 AM 7.0 5:24 PM Set 6:30 PM
7 Low 2:40 PM -0.1
7 High 8:31 PM 5.7

M 8 Low 2:42 AM -0.2 6:44 AM Rise 9:20 AM 3
8 High 9:11 AM 6.7 5:23 PM Set 7:27 PM
8 Low 3:29 PM 0.1
8 High 9:19 PM 5.5

Tu 9 Low 3:29 AM 0.1 6:45 AM Rise 10:15 AM 8
9 High 9:59 AM 6.4 5:22 PM Set 8:27 PM
9 Low 4:18 PM 0.4
9 High 10:07 PM 5.2

W 10 Low 4:17 AM 0.5 6:46 AM Rise 11:02 AM 15
10 High 10:49 AM 6.1 5:22 PM Set 9:27 PM
10 Low 5:06 PM 0.7
10 High 10:57 PM 5.0

Th 11 Low 5:06 AM 0.8 6:46 AM Rise 11:43 AM 23
11 High 11:39 AM 5.7 5:21 PM Set 10:26 PM
11 Low 5:56 PM 1.0
11 High 11:49 PM 4.9

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
530 AM EDT FRI OCT 29 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.
ANZ088-291500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
530 AM EDT FRI OCT 29 2010

TODAY
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E OF 75W SW 15 TO 20 KT
EARLY. WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT... EXCEPT E OF 78W BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS ENDING.

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...EXCEPT E TO 78W 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.

SAT NIGHT
WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 7 FT THROUGHOUT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST N.

SUN
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
LATE...HIGHEST E.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.

TUE
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT N PORTION NE TO E
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
Notice posted on Friday, October 29, 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.