Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
748 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

ANZ632-634-291245-
748 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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...

AT 748 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN AND WINDS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER LITTLE CREEK...MOVING
NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BLUEFISH ROCK...LITTLE CREEK...CABBAGE PATCH...THIMBLE SHOALS...THE
HUMP...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE AND PLANTATION LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3725 7623 3723 7600 3695 7612 3690 7616
      3693 7626 3695 7628 3695 7627 3696 7627
      3697 7628 3710 7628

$$

DEROSA



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