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Subject:Charleston - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, December 10, 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:
VETERANS Z - SONJA C - IN - ETD 2000/10

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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.

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Current Articles: NONE

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CURRENT ISSUES:
12/09/10 - 1900 - CHARLESTON PROP CLUB HOLIDAY SOCIAL
12/15/10 - 0815 - MARITIME ASSOC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
01/11/11 - 1145 - CWIT Luncheon
01//11/11 - COMMISSION OF PILOTAGE
01/27/11 - 0800 NAV OPS MEETING
02/08/11 - 1145 - CWIT Luncheon
02/2011 - CHARLESTON PROP CLUB OYSTER ROAST
2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1 -
HURRICANE STATUS - 5 - OUT OF SEASON

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with December 9, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 10 Low 4:34 AM 0.6 7:11 AM Rise 10:47 AM 17
10 High 11:00 AM 5.4 5:14 PM Set 10:07 PM
10 Low 5:17 PM 0.6
10 High 11:12 PM 4.7

Sa 11 Low 5:19 AM 0.8 7:12 AM Rise 11:17 AM 25
11 High 11:44 AM 5.2 5:14 PM Set 11:01 PM
11 Low 6:00 PM 0.7

Su 12 High 12:00 AM 4.7 7:13 AM Rise 11:45 AM 34
12 Low 6:08 AM 1.1 5:14 PM Set 11:55 PM
12 High 12:30 PM 4.9
12 Low 6:44 PM 0.8

M 13 High 12:52 AM 4.7 7:13 AM Rise 12:12 PM 43
13 Low 7:02 AM 1.2 5:15 PM
13 High 1:18 PM 4.7
13 Low 7:30 PM 0.8

Tu 14 High 1:45 AM 4.7 7:14 AM Set 12:49 AM 52
14 Low 8:01 AM 1.3 5:15 PM Rise 12:40 PM
14 High 2:09 PM 4.5
14 Low 8:18 PM 0.7

W 15 High 2:39 AM 4.9 7:15 AM Set 1:43 AM 62
15 Low 9:01 AM 1.2 5:15 PM Rise 1:09 PM
15 High 3:02 PM 4.5
15 Low 9:07 PM 0.6

Th 16 High 3:32 AM 5.1 7:15 AM Set 2:39 AM 71
16 Low 9:58 AM 1.1 5:15 PM Rise 1:42 PM
16 High 3:55 PM 4.5
16 Low 9:57 PM 0.5

F 17 High 4:23 AM 5.3 7:16 AM Set 3:37 AM 79
17 Low 10:51 AM 0.9 5:16 PM Rise 2:18 PM
17 High 4:46 PM 4.5
17 Low 10:47 PM 0.2

Sa 18 High 5:12 AM 5.6 7:16 AM Set 4:37 AM 87
18 Low 11:40 AM 0.6 5:16 PM Rise 3:01 PM
18 High 5:35 PM 4.6
18 Low 11:35 PM 0.0

Su 19 High 6:00 AM 5.8 7:17 AM Set 5:37 AM 93
19 Low 12:27 PM 0.4 5:17 PM Rise 3:50 PM
19 High 6:22 PM 4.7

M 20 Low 12:22 AM -0.2 7:18 AM Set 6:36 AM 97
20 High 6:46 AM 6.1 5:17 PM Rise 4:46 PM
20 Low 1:13 PM 0.2
20 High 7:07 PM 4.9

Tu 21 Low 1:09 AM -0.4 7:18 AM Set 7:32 AM 99
21 High 7:31 AM 6.2 5:18 PM Rise 5:49 PM
21 Low 1:58 PM 0.0
21 High 7:52 PM 5.0

W 22 Low 1:56 AM -0.6 7:19 AM Set 8:23 AM 99
22 High 8:16 AM 6.3 5:18 PM Rise 6:56 PM
22 Low 2:43 PM -0.2
22 High 8:38 PM 5.1

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Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC
out 20 nm (AMZ350) Mobile Weather Information

Last Update: 346 AM EST FRI DEC 10 2010



Synopsis...HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST N OF THE WATERS WHILE WEAK LOW PRES
MOVES UP THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
THROUGH THE WATERS ON SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY STRONG HIGH PRES.

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Today...NE winds 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
A slight chance of showers this afternoon.

Tonight...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers in
the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.

Sat...NE winds 20 kt...diminishing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5
ft. A slight chance of showers.

Sat Night...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW with gusts to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

Sun...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...
Building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.

Sun Night...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.

Mon...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft... Subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.

Tue...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.





Notice posted on Friday, December 10, 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.