Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
246 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

ANZ633-281930-
246 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE CURRITUCK SOUND...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...

AT 245 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 15 NM WEST OF SANDBRIDGE...MOVING EAST AT
10 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER
STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 7611 3656 7610 3662 7610 3664 7605
      3665 7604 3669 7603 3673 7604 3676 7600
      3678 7601 3679 7596 3664 7590 3652 7590

$$

JFOSTER



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