Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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724 FZUS71 KAKQ 212150 MWSAKQ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 550 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015 ANZ656-658-212245- 550 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015 ...LINE OF SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE COASTAL WATERS... THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE... COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM... COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM... AT 548 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM DEAL ISLAND TO NEAR CURRITUCK SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS WILL BE NEAR... BUOY 4A DRYDOCKS AROUND 620 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS. MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS. && LAT...LON 3665 7590 3676 7559 3638 7548 3624 7540 3624 7559 3623 7577 3624 7577 $$ LBROWN

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