Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 FZUS71 KAKQ 261531 MWSAKQ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 1131 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ANZ632-634-638-654-656-261615- 1131 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ...THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS... THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE... 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... COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM... JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL... AT 1129 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WILLOUGHBY BAY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE TUNNEL AROUND 1135 AM EDT. LITTLE CREEK...THIMBLE SHOALS AND LYNNHAVEN AROUND 1140 AM EDT. CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...BLUEFISH ROCK AND CAPE HENRY AROUND 1145 AM EDT. 4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE AND CAPE HENRY WRECK AROUND 1150 AM EDT. FISHERMANS ISLAND...LATIMER SHOAL...KIPTOPEKE CONCRETE SHIPS... ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK AND CABBAGE PATCH AROUND 1200 PM EDT. CAPE CHARLES LIGHT AROUND 1205 PM EDT. SHIP SHOAL INLET AND SAND SHOAL INLET AROUND 1215 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. && LAT...LON 3724 7599 3720 7601 3712 7595 3730 7592 3730 7587 3731 7586 3731 7589 3738 7581 3717 7559 3686 7612 3691 7609 3696 7633 3692 7639 3683 7639 3691 7644 $$ LBROWN

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