Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
319 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ANZ631-632-262015-
319 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...

AT 318 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...
SMALL HAIL AND INTENSE LIGHTNING. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
MOBJACK BAY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
THE CELL...TUE MARSHES LIGHT...NEW POINT COMFORT...MOBJACK BAY...THE
HUMP...CHERRYSTONE REEF...POQUOSON...WOLF TRAP...YORK SPIT REEF AND
GWYNNS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INTENSE 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 3741 7660 3731 7647 3732 7646 3734 7648
      3739 7646 3743 7639 3743 7631 3751 7635
      3755 7647 3757 7646 3736 7596 3708 7626
      3722 7642 3722 7640 3725 7639 3727 7642
      3725 7642 3725 7645 3740 7661

$$

MRD



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