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Marine Weather Statement

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
134 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

ANZ235>237-256-280630-
134 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS WITH DANGEROUS CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING...

AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
  TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...
  NARRAGANSETT BAY...
  RHODE ISLAND SOUND...

AT 131 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A CLUSTER OF
THUNDERSTORMS...WITH DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
TORRENTIAL RAIN. THIS ACTIVITY WAS LOCATED NEAR BLOCK ISLAND
SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SAKONNET POINT LIGHT...DUTCH HARBOR LIGHT...CASTLE HILL LIGHT...
THE COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN BLOCK ISLAND AND MARTHAS VINEYARD...
RHODE ISLAND SOUND...BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...
BUZZARDS BAY ENTRANCE TOWER...POINT JUDITH LIGHT...
NARRAGANSETT BAY...THE COASTAL WATERS WEST OF BLOCK ISLAND...
SACHUEST POINT AND CHARLESTOWN BREACHWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. HEAD TO SAFE
HARBOR...OR STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4136 7162 4136 7149 4149 7142 4151 7138
      4148 7137 4151 7137 4154 7131 4145 7136
      4145 7131 4149 7129 4149 7125 4158 7121
      4146 7119 4150 7109 4155 7112 4154 7110
      4127 7087 4100 7180 4107 7186 4127 7187

$$

FRANK




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