Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
108 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

ANZ650-652-654-670-672-674-310600-
108 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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 107 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 NEAR JACKSPOT
REEF TO 6 NM NORTH OF PARKING LOT TO 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF BONE WRECK TO
NEAR WACHAPREAGUE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BONE WRECK...ASSATEAGUE BEACH...JACKSPOT REEF...QUINBY INLET...
PARRAMORE ISLAND...WACHAPREAGUE REEF...BLACKFISH REEF...PARKING
LOT...WACHAPREAGUE INLET AND CHINCOTEAGUE.

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 3809 7446 3736 7494 3747 7571 3749 7568
      3749 7569 3746 7573 3789 7542 3789 7544
      3797 7541 3803 7527 3790 7541 3791 7539
      3792 7535 3787 7535 3807 7516 3810 7483
      3824 7438 3822 7431

$$

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