Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1226 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

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1226 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...
  RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT...
  YORK RIVER...

AT 1223 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LOWER BERNARD
ISLAND TO 49 NM SOUTHWEST OF COBHAM BAY...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW POINT COMFORT...NASSAWADOX REEF...ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK...
ASSATEAGUE BEACH...SHIP SHOAL INLET...THIMBLE SHOALS...QUINBY
INLET...URBANNA INLET...TUE MARSHES LIGHT...STINGRAY POINT...
OCCOHANNOCK REEF...SAND SHOAL INLET...HAMPTON FLATS...WILLOUGHBY
BAY...SEWELLS POINT...CABBAGE PATCH...LONGS CREEK INLET...
CHINCOTEAGUE BAY...RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT AND LATIMER SHOAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3740 7658 3731 7648 3743 7631 3758 7660
      3780 7647 3779 7639 3792 7641 3790 7591
      3803 7570 3786 7559 3785 7559 3776 7564
      3810 7541 3803 7527 3810 7519 3802 7524
      3799 7516 3689 7595 3686 7642 3738 7670

$$

DEROSA



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