Daily Update

Southern California

July 09, 2024

Notices

National Terrorism Advisory System
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The National Terrorism Advisory System is at (MARSEC Level I)for the Port Los Angeles/Long Beach.
 
MARINE EXCHANGE
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LA/LGB ADVANCE ARRIVAL REPORT ATTACHED
 
Channel Depth
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The LONG BEACH main channel, inside the breakwater, is dredged to -76.0 feet MLLW* as far as the Gerald Desmond Bridge.  Thereafter reducing to -54 feet MLLW* at the turning basin, and 45 feet MLLW approaching the Terminal docks at Pier B.
UKC POLICY-Between the Long Beach sea buoy and the Long Beach Channel Buoy #3, minimum under-keel clearance before correction for roll and pitch is 10% of the vessel's draft.  In the channel between the Long Beach Channel Buoy #3 and a position off the designated berth, minimum under-keel clearance is 2.0’ (0.61m).
The LOS ANGELES main channel, inside the breakwater, is dredged to -53.0 feet MLLW* UKC POLICY - Between the Los Angeles Approach Channel Lighted Buoy #1 and the Los Angeles Main Channel Buoy #11, minimum under-keel clearance before correction for roll and pitch is 10% of the vessel's draft.In the channel between the Los Angeles Main Channel Buoy #11 and a position off the designated berth, minimum under-keel clearance is 2.0’ (0.61m).
 
Current Maximum Drafts at Oil Terminals (SW)
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LOS ANGELES
LA 118 (KINDER MORGAN)      31’
LA 238 (PBF ENERGY)             31’09”
LA 149 (PHILLIPS 66)               33’00”
LA 163 (NUSTAR)                     36’00” w fenders
LA 164 (VALERO)                     37’00” w fenders
LA 169 (SHELL)                         36’03”
LA 189 (VOPAK)                        44’06”
 
LONG BEACH
LB B77 (MARATHON)               36’08”
LB B78 (MARATHON)               38’07”
LB 84A(MARATHON/PAT)         50’05” (subject to approval over 49.5’)
LB 86 (MARATHON/PAT)          50’05” (subject to approval over 49.5’)
LB 121 (MARATHON)                69’ Per pilots restrictions (subject to approval over 54’)
LB F209  (CHEMOIL)                 39’00” (depth alongside is 39’, over 37.6 requires positive tide) Long Beach, Ca Weather

Weather / Marine Zone Forecast

 
TodayWSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy dense fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
TonightSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
WednesdaySW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WSW 1 to 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday NightSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
ThursdaySSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...SW 1 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday NightWSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...W 2 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
FridaySW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WSW 1 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday NightWSW wind 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. Mixed swell...WSW 2 ft and S 2 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
SaturdayWSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. Mixed swell...WSW 2 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

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