Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS71 KGYX 202137
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
537 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

ANZ154-202215-
537 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

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

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

AT 536 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER HAMPTON...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

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

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.

THIS A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS TO AROUND 30
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THIS STORM REACHES THE
NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE
THE STORM ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 7087 4296 7030 4285 7026 4280 7080
      4281 7082 4280 7082 4280 7085 4281 7087
      4282 7084 4282 7081 4287 7082 4286 7085
      4288 7087

$$

MJC



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