Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
229 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

ANZ632-634-654-656-201930-
229 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  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...

AT 228 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CAPE CHARLES HARBOR...MOVING SOUTH AT
15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...CABBAGE PATCH...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...
LATIMER SHOAL...4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...FISHERMANS ISLAND...
KIPTOPEKE CONCRETE SHIPS...CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
CAPE HENRY WRECK...CAPE HENRY AND ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK.

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 THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3729 7601 3728 7587 3692 7591 3693 7614

$$

SEYMOUR



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