Daily Update

Lake Charles, LA

May 24, 2024

Notices

Channel Service:             OPEN
Pilot Service:                    OPEN
 
Tug Availability:               6 TUGS
 
Cameron Ferry:               OPEN
 
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Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows
24/0015 TO 24/1400 ** 25/0045 TO 25/1430 ** 26/0145 TO 26/1530 ** 27/0230 TO 27/1645 ** 28/0330 TO 28/1815 ** 29/0415 TO 29/1945 ** 30/0515 TO 30/2130 ** 31/0600 TO 31/1245 ** 31/1930 TO 01/1230

Maximum Channel Draft:                             40'00” FW
 
Max Terminal Drafts:
Alcoa                                                               32’00” FW
Bulk Terminal 1 Old                                     40’00” FW EFFECTIVE FEB. 14, 2022
Bulk Terminal 1 New                                   40’00” FW EFFECTIVE FEB. 14, 2022
CITGO “B” Dock                                            40’00” FW EFFECTIVE MARCH 08, 2024
CITGO “C” Dock                                            40’00” FW EFFECTIVE MARCH 08, 2024
CITGO “D” Dock                                            36’00” FW EFFECTIVE MARCH 08, 2024
CITGO CLIFTON RIDGE                                 40’00” FW EFFECTIVE MARCH 12, 2024
CITGO C.R. BARGE DOCK                             13’00” FW EFFECTIVE MARCH 12, 2024           
Phillips 66 Clifton Ridge                              40’00” FW
Phillips 66 Refinery Dock #3                       42’00” BRACKISH WATER | CONTROLLING DEPTH
Port of Lake Charles City Docks                 35’00” FW
Port of Lake Charles City Dock #8              40’00" FW
Westlake Chemical A Dock                         41’00” FW EFFECTIVE 9/1/23
Westlake Chemical C Dock                         42’00” FW EFFECTIVE 9/1/23
Westlake Styrene/CII                                   35’00” FW
Ventur Global LNG                                       40’00” FW
A2 INNER ANCHORAGE                               40’00” FW
A4 INNER ANCHORAGE                                40’00” FW
I-210 BRIDGE                                                 135 FT (+/- TIDE)
 
Traffic Notice:
-ABANDONED ANCHOR CHAIN IN POSITION L 29-17.8N, LN 093-11.75W, BEARING 150 / 2.6NM FROM CC. DO NOT ANCHOR LESS THAN 3.5 MILES S.E. OF CC
 
PILOT DELAYS OF 2024
 
January 05, 2024 Friday
1300 – Pilot services suspended due to rough weather
January 06, 2024 Saturday
0100 – Pilot services resumed
January 08, 2024 Monday
0420 – Pilot services suspended due to rough weather
January 09, 2024 Tuesday
1810 – Pilot service resumed
January 11, 2024 Thursday
2300 – Pilot service suspended due to rough weather
January 12, 2024 Friday
1500 – Pilot service resumed
January 15, 2024 Monday
0642 – Pilot service Suspended due to rough weather
0800 – Pilot service resumed
2100 – Pilot service suspended due to hard freezing conditions
January 16, 2024 Tuesday
0900 – Pilot service resumed
January 18, 2024 Thursday
1730 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
January 22, 2024 Monday
1420 – Pilot service suspended due to rough weather/high winds
1645 – Pilot service resumed
January 23, 2024 Tuesday
2010 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
January 24, 2024 Wednesday
0530 – Pilot service resumed
2256 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
January 25, 2024 Thursday
0600 – Pilot service resumed
2050 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
January 26, 2024 Friday
0600 – Pilot service resumed
2355 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
January 27, 2024 Saturday
0400 – Pilot service resumed
February 09, 2024 Friday
2000 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
February 10, 2024 Saturday
0430 – Pilot service resumed
2125 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
February 11, 2024 Sunday
0630 – Pilot service resumed
February 27, 2024 Tuesday
2345 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
February 28, 2024 Wednesday
0400 – Pilot service resumed
March 02, 2024 Saturday
1630 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
March 03, 2024 Sunday
0515 – Pilot service resumed
2010 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
March 04, 2024 Monday
0730 – Pilot service resumed
2100 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
March 05, 2024 Tuesday
0600 – Pilot service resumed
1730 – Pilot service suspended due to fog
March 06, 2024 Wednesday
0400 – Pilot service resumed
March 22, 2024 Friday
0148 – Pilot service suspended due to rough weather
0630 – Pilot service resumed
April 01, 2024 Monday
2301 – Pilot service suspended due to heavy fog
0430 – Pilot service resumed
April 27, 2024 Saturday
1915 – Pilot service suspended due to rough weather
April 28, 2024 Sunday
0200 – Pilot service resumed
2030 – Pilot service suspended due to rough weather
April 29, 2024 Monday
0400 – Pilot service resumed

Weather / Marine Zone Forecast

Offshore and Coastal Forecast: https://www.weather.gov/lch/
 
Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Wave detail: south 4 feet at 6 seconds.
Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet. Wave detail: south 3 feet at 6 seconds.
Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet. Wave detail: south 3 feet at 6 seconds.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Wave detail: south 4 feet at 6 seconds.
Sunday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 4 feet. Wave detail: south 4 feet at 6 seconds.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas around 4 feet. Wave detail: south 4 feet at 6 seconds.
Monday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Monday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.

 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
 
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
 
NOAA US GULF OFFSHORE WATER WEATHER
 
Daily Update Reference https://www.moranshipping.com/news/bulletins

Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
Lake Charles
Phone: 337-533-8681

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