Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
548 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

ANZ150-152>154-170-172-174-221115-
548 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

...GUSTY SHOWERS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  CASCO BAY...   COASTAL WATERS FROM
CAPE ELIZABETH...ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER...MA OUT   25 NM...   COASTAL
WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE...ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH...ME OUT 25   NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON...ME TO PORT CLYDE...ME OUT 25 NM...
WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA FROM 25 TO 40
NM...   WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME FROM 25 TO 40
NM...   WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME FROM 25 TO 40
NM...

AT 547 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS...CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR OLD ORCHARD BEACH TO 15 NM
SOUTHEAST OF CAPE ELIZABETH TO 28 NM NORTHEAST OF JEFFREYS LEDGE
BUOY 44098...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SAINT GEORGE...CHEBEAGUE ISLAND...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...HARPSWELL...
MONHEGAN...CAPE ELIZABETH...BOOTHBAY AND PORTLAND.

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 4338 6993 4348 7045 4411 6965 4403 6920
      4353 6881 4315 6929 4307 6953 4299 6962

$$
MLE



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