Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
947 PM EDT SAT JUL 22 2017

ANZ650-652-654-670-672-674-230230-
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947 PM EDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 40 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 40 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 40
NM...

AT 946 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR JACKSPOT REEF TO NEAR WACHAPREAGUE REEF TO NEAR
NASSAWADOX REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  GREAT MACHIPONGO INLET AROUND 1005 PM EDT.
  SAND SHOAL INLET AROUND 1010 PM EDT.
  SHIP SHOAL INLET AND CAPE CHARLES LIGHT AROUND 1020 PM EDT.
  26 MILE HILL AROUND 1030 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3733 7498 3699 7517 3712 7597 3731 7594
      3752 7581 3765 7566 3814 7485 3797 7453
TIME...MOT...LOC 0146Z 327DEG 31KT 3809 7482 3752 7550 3744 7598

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

WRS



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