Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1234 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

ANZ152-153-040515-
1234 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CASCO BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT 25
  NM...

AT 1233 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SOUTH PORTLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
35 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHEBEAGUE ISLAND...PORTLAND...HARPSWELL...CAPE ELIZABETH...FREEPORT
AND BOOTHBAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 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 4380 7018 4386 6995 4374 7003 4374 7001
      4390 6987 4383 6987 4384 6984 4370 6985
      4371 6984 4396 6982 4376 6978 4375 6976
      4390 6978 4394 6973 4366 6955 4356 7019
      4366 7031 4367 7031

$$

CEMPA



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