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SubjectDatePriority
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/29/22 - PORT IS CLOSED-ZULU09/29/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/28/22 - PORT MOVEMENTS ARE RESTRICTED, ANTICIPATED CLOSED TONIGHT09/29/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/22 - PORT IS CLOSED - ZULU09/29/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/28/22 - PORT IN CONDITION X-RAY-CLOSED TO INCOMING VESSELS09/28/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/26/2209/26/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/26/2209/26/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/26/2209/26/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/2209/22/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/222/2209/22/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/2209/20/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/2209/20/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/2209/16/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/22 - NEWS - Georgia Ports statement on rail agreement09/16/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/16/2209/16/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/2209/14/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/2209/14/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/14/2209/14/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/2209/12/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/2209/12/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/12/22 - BUCKEYE DRAFT UPDATED09/12/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2209/08/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2209/08/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/2209/06/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2209/01/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/01/2209/01/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2209/01/2022 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, September 22, 2011
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:

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 38'00
BP - Max draft 30'00" Low water
Wando Terminal - Max draft 43'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper than
43'01" 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
Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted
Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA
550', Max Beam 52'

Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime Drafts of 38'01 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:

KMI4 - BRIDGET KNUTSEN - ETA 9/25/11
SAKURA PRINCESS - ETA 9/26/11
MINERVA ANNA - ETA 9/28/11
BOW FLOWER - ETA 10/3/11

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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:
09/23/11 - 1030 - CHS TRAFFIC AND TRANS CLUB GOLF TOURN. AT STONO FERRY

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
10/06/22 - PM - BBQ AND BLUEGRASS SOCIAL
10/20/11 - 1800 - CWIT ANNUAL AUCTION
11/15/11 - TBA - PROPELLER CLUB - STATE OF THE PORT DINNER
2018 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 4 TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA ADVISORY NUMBER 7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL162011
1100 AM AST THU SEP 22 2011

...OPHELIA DISORGANIZED BUT PRODUCING 65 MPH WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.6N 47.6W
ABOUT 975 MI...1570 KM ESE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.35 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 47.6 WEST. OPHELIA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY...WITH A TURN TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST
EXPECTED ON FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS DUE TO
STRONG UPPER-LEVEL WINDS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES...370
KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with July 21, 2011.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 22 High 3:28 AM 4.9 7:08 AM Rise 1:44 AM 36
22 Low 9:40 AM 0.8 7:17 PM Set 3:53 PM
22 High 4:01 PM 5.9
22 Low 10:31 PM 1.1

F 23 High 4:30 AM 5.2 7:08 AM Rise 2:47 AM 26
23 Low 10:43 AM 0.5 7:16 PM Set 4:34 PM
23 High 5:00 PM 6.1
23 Low 11:27 PM 0.7

Sa 24 High 5:29 AM 5.6 7:09 AM Rise 3:53 AM 17
24 Low 11:44 AM 0.2 7:14 PM Set 5:12 PM
24 High 5:55 PM 6.4

Su 25 Low 12:20 AM 0.3 7:10 AM Rise 5:00 AM 9
25 High 6:26 AM 6.1 7:13 PM Set 5:50 PM
25 Low 12:41 PM -0.1
25 High 6:48 PM 6.6

M 26 Low 1:10 AM -0.1 7:10 AM Rise 6:09 AM 3
26 High 7:19 AM 6.5 7:11 PM Set 6:27 PM
26 Low 1:36 PM -0.4
26 High 7:39 PM 6.6

Tu 27 Low 1:58 AM -0.4 7:11 AM Rise 7:19 AM 0
27 High 8:12 AM 6.9 7:10 PM Set 7:06 PM
27 Low 2:30 PM -0.5
27 High 8:30 PM 6.6

W 28 Low 2:47 AM -0.5 7:12 AM Rise 8:30 AM 0
28 High 9:05 AM 7.1 7:09 PM Set 7:47 PM
28 Low 3:23 PM -0.5
28 High 9:20 PM 6.5

Th 29 Low 3:36 AM -0.5 7:12 AM Rise 9:42 AM 2
29 High 9:58 AM 7.1 7:07 PM Set 8:33 PM
29 Low 4:16 PM -0.3
29 High 10:11 PM 6.3

F 30 Low 4:26 AM -0.4 7:13 AM Rise 10:53 AM 8
30 High 10:53 AM 7.0 7:06 PM Set 9:23 PM
30 Low 5:10 PM 0.0
30 High 11:04 PM 6.0

Sa 1 Low 5:18 AM -0.2 7:14 AM Rise 12:00 PM 16
1 High 11:50 AM 6.8 7:05 PM Set 10:19 PM
1 Low 6:06 PM 0.3

Su 2 High 12:00 AM 5.7 7:14 AM Rise 1:01 PM 25
2 Low 6:13 AM 0.1 7:04 PM Set 11:18 PM
2 High 12:50 PM 6.5
2 Low 7:05 PM 0.6

M 3 High 12:59 AM 5.5 7:15 AM Rise 1:55 PM 36
3 Low 7:12 AM 0.5 7:02 PM
3 High 1:52 PM 6.3
3 Low 8:05 PM 0.8

Tu 4 High 2:02 AM 5.3 7:16 AM Set 12:19 AM 47
4 Low 8:15 AM 0.7 7:01 PM Rise 2:41 PM
4 High 2:55 PM 6.1
4 Low 9:06 PM 1.0

W 5 High 3:05 AM 5.2 7:17 AM Set 1:20 AM 58
5 Low 9:20 AM 0.9 7:00 PM Rise 3:22 PM
5 High 3:54 PM 5.9
5 Low 10:05 PM 1.0

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OFFSHORE WEATHER FORECAST:

Synopsis...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LINGER OVER THE AREA THROUGH LATE
WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH AND LINGER JUST OFFSHORE OVER THE
WEEKEND WITH HIGH PRESSURE TO SLOWLY MOVE IN EARLY NEXT WEEK.
This Afternoon...NE winds 5 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and tstms early this afternoon...then numerous
showers and tstms late.

Tonight...E winds 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Fri...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

Fri Night...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sat...W winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sat Night...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3
ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sun...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sun Night...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.

Mon...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Mon Night...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Notice posted on Thursday, September 22, 2011

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.