Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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700 FZUS71 KAKQ 260045 MWSAKQ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 745 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017 ANZ633-656-658-676-678-260130- 745 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE 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... CURRITUCK SOUND... WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINA BORDER FROM 20 TO 40 NM... WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM... AT 745 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER TO 10 NM NORTHWEST OF CURRITUCK SOUND...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 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 THESE STORMS PASS. && LAT...LON 3608 7582 3610 7585 3631 7595 3633 7600 3645 7607 3644 7612 3647 7614 3706 7583 3657 7518 3643 7513 3623 7500 3623 7577 3609 7574 $$ 44

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