Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 FZUS71 KAKQ 232240 MWSAKQ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 640 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017 ANZ652-654-672-674-232345- 640 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017 A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM... COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM... WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE VA TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA FROM 20 TO 40 NM... WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND VA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA FROM 20 TO 40 NM... AT 640 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 12 NM SOUTHEAST OF WACHAPREAGUE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 15 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 3742 7486 3735 7494 3736 7542 3760 7542 3782 7483 $$ SCALORA

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