Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
411 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

ANZ254-255-271-272-190945-
411 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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...
  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...

AT 410 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF NANTUCKET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...BRIEFLY ROUGH SEAS AND
LIGHTNING STRIKES. CONSIDER HEADING FOR SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THESE
STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4145 6917 4120 6914 4094 6927 4071 6949
      4064 6961 4058 6988 4058 7023 4119 6981
      4178 6949 4191 6912 4164 6910

$$

MD


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