Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
736 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

ANZ633-634-656-658-676-678-130230-
736 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

...SHOWERS WITH GUSTY WINDS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 40 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
  40 NM...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...

AT 734 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED SHOWERS...CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE SHOWERS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 18 NM SOUTHEAST OF 26 MILE HILL TO 6 NM
SOUTH OF MONITOR MERRIMACK BRIDGE TUNNEL...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

SHOWERS WILL BE NEAR...
  RUDEE INLET AND VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT AROUND 800 PM EST.
  SANDBRIDGE AROUND 805 PM EST.
  10 NM EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT AROUND 810 PM EST.
  BUOY 4A DRYDOCKS AROUND 820 PM EST.
  FISH HOOK AROUND 830 PM EST.
  HORSESHOE AROUND 835 PM EST.
  HOT DOG AREA OFF VIRGINIA BEACH AROUND 840 PM EST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3631 7595 3645 7607 3644 7612 3647 7615
      3656 7610 3662 7610 3664 7605 3669 7603
      3680 7602 3679 7608 3680 7613 3687 7619
      3699 7517 3683 7526 3652 7517 3630 7505
      3622 7537 3623 7577 3613 7574 3610 7584

$$

ALB



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