Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
519 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

ANZ633-658-670-102245-
519 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE CURRITUCK SOUND AND COASTAL
SOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA NORTH CAROLINA BORDER...

AT 515 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...
OVER CENTRAL ALBEMARLE SOUND...OR ABOUT 17 NM SOUTH OF CURRITUCK
SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KT.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
SOUTHEASTERN CURRITUCK SOUND AT 540 PM.
SOUTHWESTERN COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH
LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM AT 600 PM.
SOUTHERN COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC
OUT 20 NM AT 610 PM.
SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH
LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM AT 630 PM.


MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY OR REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

EXPECT REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. REDUCE YOUR
SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE
HARBOR IF YOUR BOAT IS NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR.

LAT...LON 3626 7588 3631 7581 3630 7582 3629 7580
      3632 7581 3664 7535 3635 7510 3622 7538
      3622 7577 3614 7574 3609 7574 3608 7580

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