Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 FZUS71 KAKQ 281055 MWSAKQ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 655 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017 ANZ652-654-672-674-281130- 655 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS... THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE... 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 655 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF QUINBY INLET...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS. 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 3727 7559 3742 7567 3769 7523 3744 7503 $$ MINNICK

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