Daily weather report – Argentina

Please find below weather and channel reports, October 04th 2017

RECALADA Roads

Open

ZONA COMUN Road

Open

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 closed 02/10 1130 hs – Due to strong winds

Port opened 04/10 0900 hs

BAHIA BLANCA

Port remains open

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 9.75m Sailing with no delays on channel – ukc 0.60m
245m 32.6m-35m 9.15m
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 10,02 m depending on the high tide available and prevailing winds, always considering and max LOA 230mtrs

 


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