Daily weather report – Argentina

Please find below weather and channel reports, July 31st 2017

RECALADA Roads

Closed 30/07 0008 hs – Due to fog
Opened 30/07 0515 hs.
Closed 30/07 1930 hs – Due to strong winds
Opened 31/07 0000 hs

ZONA COMUN Road

Closed 30/07 1154 hs – Due to strong winds
Opened 30/07 1705 hs
Closed 30/07 2230 hs – Due to strong winds
Opened 31/07 0030 hs

Emilio Mitre CHANNEL – Parana River

Open

SAN NICOLAS port complex

Port remains open

SAN LORENZO port complex

Port remains open

ROSARIO port complex

Port remains open

NECOCHEA

Port remains open

BAHIA BLANCA

Port closed 30/07 1610 hs – Due to strong winds

Important notices:

EMILIO MITRE CHANNEL

Draft recommended by Coastguard to navigate thru River Plate / River Parana Channel is 10.36mtrs fw ,

As per Coastguard regulation, please note attempting draft and UKC limitations to be considered during Navigation in/out thru Parana / River Plate Channels:

– From Timbues/San Lorenzo up to Parana de las Palmas 57 km : for a sailing draft up to 10.36m the UKC is 0.60m.

For a sailing draft between 10.36m and 10.49m the UKC is increased by 3cm for each additional cm over 10.36m.

For a sailing draft more than 10.50m the UKC must be 10% of the static ship’s draft (for a draft of 10.5m the UKC is 1.05m).

– From Rio Parana de las Palmas km 57 up to Recalada : from a sailing draft between 10.36m to 10.67m the UKC is increased by 1.5cm for each additional cm over 10.36m.

For a sailing draft more than 10.68m the UKC must be 10% of the static ship’s draft.

Martin Garcia Channel is under MAINTENANCE WORKS.

MAX recommended ARRIVAL/SAILING DRAFTS for NUEVA PALMIRA OR PUNTA DEL ARENAL, via MARTIN GARCIA channel as follows:

LOA UP TO Beam Draft recommended by River Pilots
245 m 32.6m 9.15m Sailing with no delays on channel – ukc 0.60m
245 m 32.6m 9.15m to 9.45 m Sailing subject to tide/ukc 0.60/0.90m
245m 32.6m-35m 9.14m
Over 245m Up to 35 m 8.84m

NUEVA PALMIRA- EMILIO MITRE CHANNEL

NEW DRAFT RESTRICTION for vessels arriving/sailing to/from Nueva Palmira via Parana Bravo – Emilio Mitre Channel, As per pilots the max recommended draft – subject to tide – in the region of 10,00 m depending on the high tide available and prevailing winds, always considering and max LOA 230mtrs


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