Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
712 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

ANZ235>237-256-273-190145-
712 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
  TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...
  NARRAGANSETT BAY...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD FROM 25 TO 40 NM
  OFFSHORE...
  RHODE ISLAND SOUND...

AT 710 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A FINE LINE OF CONVECTION...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 42 MILES WEST OF CRANSTON
TO 23 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK
ISLAND...MOVING NORTH AT 50 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
POPASQUASH POINT...SAKONNET POINT LIGHT...THE COASTAL WATERS
SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND...THE COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN BLOCK ISLAND
AND MARTHAS VINEYARD...BUOY 44097 SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND...BLOCK
ISLAND SOUND...QUONSET POINT...MOUNT HOPE BAY...WARWICK LIGHT...THE
COASTAL WATERS WEST OF BLOCK ISLAND...SACHUEST POINT...DUTCH HARBOR
LIGHT...CASTLE HILL LIGHT...BRISTOL HARBOR...RHODE ISLAND SOUND...
CONIMICUT LIGHT...PLUM BEACH LIGHT...GREENWICH BAY...NARRAGANSETT BAY
AND WATCH HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL
MARINE WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED WHEN THIS STORM APPROACHES THE COAST.
CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE THE STORM ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 4110 7186 4131 7187 4136 7148 4150 7141
      4158 7146 4159 7141 4165 7141 4169 7145
      4169 7136 4183 7138 4180 7137 4178 7132
      4172 7121 4146 7120 4147 7119 4149 7113
      4059 7074 4047 7139

$$

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