Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
236 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

ANZ650-652-181930-
236 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20
  NM...

AT 236 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 NM NORTH
OF ASSATEAGUE BEACH TO NEAR CHINCOTEAGUE BAY TO NEAR
CHINCOTEAGUE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OCEAN CITY PIER...10 NM EAST OF OCEAN CITY INLET...ASSAWOMAN BAY...
OCEAN CITY INLET...CHINCOTEAGUE BAY...CHINCOTEAGUE...10 NM SE FENWICK
ISLAND...AFRICAN QUEEN WRECK...GULF RAMBLER WRECK AND FENWICK ISLAND.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3838 7480 3829 7474 3826 7475 3805 7497
      3789 7532 3787 7554 3798 7551 3803 7544
      3811 7540 3815 7534 3826 7531 3828 7528
      3828 7525 3833 7522 3841 7525 3845 7522
      3845 7508 3846 7505

$$

DEROSA


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