Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
515 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

ANZ654-656-674-676-152245-
515 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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 515 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM WEST OF
26 MILE HILL TO 8 NM NORTHEAST OF CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER TO NEAR
RUDEE INLET...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FISH HOOK...TRIANGLE REEF...CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER...10 NM EAST OF
VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT...ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK...VIRGINIA BEACH
OCEANFRONT...RUDEE INLET...26 MILE HILL...BUOY 4A DRYDOCKS AND
SANDBRIDGE.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3670 7592 3684 7598 3696 7599 3712 7591
      3743 7547 3727 7501 3684 7526 3657 7572

$$

ZIMMERMAN



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