Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1236 PM EDT THU SEP 14 2017

ANZ632>634-638-656-658-141730-
1236 PM EDT THU SEP 14 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  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 NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
  20 NM...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...

AT 1235 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HAMPTON
RIVER INLET TO 10 NM WEST OF SANDBRIDGE TO 6 NM NORTH OF THE MOUTH
OF THE PERQUIMANS RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER...CURRITUCK
SOUND...ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK...VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT...CAPE
HENRY...SHIP SHOAL INLET...THIMBLE SHOALS...SANDBRIDGE...BUOY 4A
DRYDOCKS...DEAL ISLAND...HAMPTON FLATS...THE HUMP...WILLOUGHBY BAY...
SEWELLS POINT...CABBAGE PATCH...RUDEE INLET...1ST ISLAND BAY
BRIDGE...LATIMER SHOAL AND PLANTATION LIGHT.

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 3616 7588 3647 7615 3680 7602 3691 7626
      3687 7636 3715 7654 3703 7641 3709 7634
      3716 7646 3727 7579 3723 7588 3724 7584
      3724 7579 3717 7583 3710 7597 3704 7552
      3690 7565 3623 7540 3623 7577 3617 7576

$$

GINGRICH



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