Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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

ANZ634-654-656-674-676-182115-
427 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINE BORDER
  FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND VA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA FROM 20
  TO 40 NM...

AT 427 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM EAST OF
ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK TO CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LYNNHAVEN...CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...
TRIANGLE REEF...CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER...10 NM EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH
OCEANFRONT...VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT...CAPE HENRY WRECK...CAPE
HENRY...RUDEE INLET AND SANDBRIDGE.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3692 7619 3693 7618 3691 7619 3691 7616
      3692 7618 3695 7616 3711 7595 3698 7596
      3696 7586 3719 7543 3699 7534 3671 7603
      3673 7604 3676 7600 3680 7602 3679 7608
      3681 7615 3690 7622

$$

DEROSA



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