Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
745 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

ANZ633-656-658-676-678-260130-
745 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
  20 NM...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...
  WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINA BORDER
  FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

AT 745 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER TO 10 NM NORTHWEST OF CURRITUCK
SOUND...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 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 THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3608 7582 3610 7585 3631 7595 3633 7600
      3645 7607 3644 7612 3647 7614 3706 7583
      3657 7518 3643 7513 3623 7500 3623 7577
      3609 7574

$$

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