Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
909 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

ANZ650-670-010315-
909 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINTOTEAGUE VA FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

AT 908 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM
NORTHWEST OF ASSAWOMAN BAY TO 8 NM NORTHWEST OF CHINCOTEAGUE
BAY...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  ASSAWOMAN BAY AROUND 915 PM EST.
  FENWICK ISLAND AROUND 920 PM EST.
  GULF RAMBLER WRECK...OCEAN CITY PIER AND OCEAN CITY INLET AROUND
  935 PM EST.
  AFRICAN QUEEN WRECK AROUND 940 PM EST.
  10 NM EAST OF OCEAN CITY INLET AND 10 NM SE FENWICK ISLAND AROUND
  945 PM EST.
  JACKSPOT REEF AROUND 950 PM EST.
  CHICKEN BONE AROUND 1010 PM EST.

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 3825 7441 3793 7468 3799 7515 3802 7524
      3801 7528 3802 7526 3805 7533 3804 7535
      3806 7535 3803 7536 3803 7544 3811 7540
      3815 7534 3826 7531 3828 7528 3828 7525
      3833 7522 3840 7525 3845 7522 3846 7505

$$

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