Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 FZUS71 KAKQ 112229 MWSAKQ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 629 PM EDT WED OCT 11 2017 ANZ632-634-638-656-112330- 629 PM EDT WED OCT 11 2017 A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL... CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA... COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM... JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL... AT 629 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. && LAT...LON 3704 7642 3703 7641 3712 7632 3711 7597 3705 7564 3675 7575 3679 7601 3680 7602 3679 7605 3680 7613 3684 7619 3687 7620 3691 7626 3685 7639 3688 7652 3693 7656 $$ SCALORA

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