Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
417 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

ANZ154-220915-
417 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

...A FRONT WITH GUSTY LINE OF SHOWERS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE
ELIZABETH...ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER...MA OUT   25 NM...

AT 415 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY SHOWERS ALONG A
FRONT...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS AND AN ABRUPT
WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST. THIS FRONT WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 NM NORTH OF HAMPTON NEW HAMPSHIRE TO NEAR ROWLEY
MASSACHUSETTS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
YORK...HAMPTON...PORTSMOUTH AND THE MOUTH OF THE MERRIMACK RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND AN ABRUPT WIND SHIFT. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE SHOWERS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4303 7088 4336 7034 4286 7020 4280 7080
      4281 7082 4280 7082 4280 7085 4282 7087
      4282 7081 4287 7082 4286 7085 4288 7087

$$

MLE



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