Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
557 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

ANZ536-042300-
557 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...LINE OF SHOWERS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

AT 556 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS...CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS. THESE SHOWERS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LEESYLVANIA STATE PARK TO 8 NM
SOUTHWEST OF AQUIA CREEK TO 20 NM SOUTHWEST OF POTOMAC
CREEK...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS. THIS LINE OF SHOWERS WILL
AFFECT THE WATERS MAINLY BETWEEN 615 AND 645 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
QUANTICO...
WIDEWATER...
LEESYLVANIA STATE PARK...
POTOMAC CREEK...
BRENT POINT...
MARYLAND POINT...
AND FAIRVIEW BEACH.

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 3850 7733 3862 7727 3856 7718 3851 7725
      3839 7723 3843 7709 3835 7713 3833 7717
      3833 7729 3840 7732

$$

DH



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