Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
143 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

ANZ335-241815-
143 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  LONG ISLAND SOUND WEST OF NEW HAVEN CT/PORT JEFFERSON NY...

AT 141 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PENFIELD REEF...MOVING SOUTH AT 25
KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PENFIELD REEF.

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.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4116 7336 4118 7320 4099 7308 4097 7335

$$

JM


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