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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1119 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

ANZ232>234-254-255-271-272-260415-
1119 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  BUZZARDS BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
  AND NANTUCKET...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
  OUT 20 NM...
  NANTUCKET SOUND...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM MARTHAS VINEYARD TO NANTUCKET FROM 25 TO 45 NM
  OFFSHORE...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET FROM 20 TO 35 NM
  OFFSHORE...
  VINEYARD SOUND...

AT 1118 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR THE
COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN BLOCK ISLAND AND MARTHAS VINEYARD TO 12 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD...MOVING
NORTH AT 30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SQUIBNOCKET BIGHT...THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF NANTUCKET...NANTUCKET
SOUND...GREAT POINT LIGHT ON NANTUCKET...WASQUE POINT...BRANT POINT
LIGHT...WEST ISLAND IN BUZZARDS BAY...NANTUCKET SHOALS BUOY...THE
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF NANTUCKET...WOODS HOLE...MADAKET HARBOR...
ROCKY POINT...SURFSIDE ON NANTUCKET...ROUND HILL POINT...THE COASTAL
WATERS SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD...MUSKEGET CHANNEL...VINEYARD
SOUND...LONG POINT ON MARTHAS VINEYARD...SANKATY HEAD LIGHT AND
BUZZARDS BAY.

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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. HEAD TO SAFE
HARBOR...OR STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4095 6966 4085 7033 4095 7061 4135 7078
      4135 7076 4134 7072 4136 7045 4138 7045
      4148 7061 4134 7084 4150 7104 4166 7092
      4166 7091 4165 7090 4163 7080 4170 7075
      4166 7062 4152 7066 4163 7042 4138 6933

$$

DUNTEN


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