Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
627 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

ANZ652-271130-
627 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...

AT 627 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND A WATERSPOUT. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF ASSATEAGUE BEACH...
MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  ASSATEAGUE BEACH AROUND 705 AM EDT.
  BLACKFISH REEF AND BONE WRECK AROUND 730 AM EDT.

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.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS WITH LITTLE OR NO ADVANCE
WARNING. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IF A WATERSPOUT IS SPOTTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3796 7514 3767 7512 3770 7565 3785 7566
      3786 7566 3786 7567 3788 7567 3789 7559
      3785 7559 3779 7564 3776 7564 3777 7562
      3783 7558 3789 7558 3790 7557

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