Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
739 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

ANZ633-658-676-678-030100-
739 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER OVER THE CURRITUCK SOUND AND THE
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS EAST OF CURRITUCK COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA...

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

AT 737 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED CLUSTERS OF
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF HORSESHOE TO 6 NM
NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE ALBEMARLE SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HORSESHOE...CURRITUCK SOUND AND CURRITUCK BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES AND POSSIBLY A WATERSPOUT. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3617 7584 3622 7584 3627 7588 3628 7586
      3634 7591 3642 7585 3627 7579 3625 7581
      3623 7578 3624 7578 3643 7584 3647 7581
      3655 7558 3655 7553 3657 7553 3668 7522
      3652 7517 3623 7540 3623 7577 3618 7576

$$

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