Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
832 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

ANZ235>237-256-241330-
832 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
  TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...
  NARRAGANSETT BAY...
  RHODE ISLAND SOUND...

AT 830 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER SACHUEST POINT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND...BUOY 44097 SOUTHEAST
OF BLOCK ISLAND...SAKONNET POINT LIGHT...BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...POINT
JUDITH LIGHT...GAY HEAD LIGHT...QUONSET POINT...MELVILLE...GREENWICH
BAY...POPASQUASH POINT...PLUM BEACH LIGHT...WATCH HILL...CHARLESTOWN
BREACHWAY...DUTCH HARBOR LIGHT...THE COASTAL WATERS WEST OF BLOCK
ISLAND...CASTLE HILL LIGHT...CUTTYHUNK ISLAND...NARRAGANSETT BAY...
WARWICK LIGHT AND BRISTOL HARBOR.

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.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 30
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL
MARINE WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED. CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE
THE STORM ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 4137 7159 4186 7138 4164 7126 4179 7108
      4183 7112 4179 7107 4163 7122 4146 7120
      4146 7119 4159 7107 4151 7108 4132 7078
      4094 7060 4077 7162 4107 7186 4131 7187

$$

LEC


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