Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
255 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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255 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  EASTERN BAY...

AT 254 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GIBSON ISLAND
TO NEAR CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE 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 3888 7620 3891 7634 3892 7632 3894 7631
      3891 7630 3892 7625 3897 7624 3898 7627
      3890 7637 3891 7647 3894 7645 3898 7647
      3900 7642 3899 7642 3901 7639 3905 7644
      3913 7643 3910 7629

$$

HTS


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