Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
333 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ANZ254-255-271-272-230930-
333 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
  AND NANTUCKET...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
  OUT 20 NM...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM MARTHAS VINEYARD TO NANTUCKET FROM 25 TO 45 NM
  OFFSHORE...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET FROM 20 TO 35 NM
  OFFSHORE...

AT 332 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED AROUND 14 MILES SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF
NANTUCKET...MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXPECT WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...BRIEFLY ROUGH SEAS...AND
LIGHTNING STRIKES. CONSIDER HEADING FOR SAFE HARBOR OR REMAINING
BELOW DECK UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. HEAD TO SAFE
HARBOR...OR STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4115 6915 4102 6921 4094 6927 4089 6933
      4092 6996 4120 6990 4122 6914

$$

BELK



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