Marine Weather Statement
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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
425 PM EDT THU APR 19 2018

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425 PM EDT THU APR 19 2018

...A FRONT DROPPING ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON...

The areas affected include...
  Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA...
  Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Tunnel...

  Coastal Waters from Parramore Island to the VA/NC Border out 20
NM...
  Waters from Parramore Island to the VA/NC Border 20 to 40 NM...
  Currituck Sound...
  Coastal Waters from the NC/VA Border to Currituck Beach Light NC
out 20 NM...
  Waters from the NC/VA Border to Currituck Beach Light NC 20 to 40
NM...

At 424 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a gust front dropping
across the waters, capable of producing winds to around 30 knots.
This front was located along a line extending from 11 nm east of
Triangle Reef to 6 nm northwest of Horseshoe to 7 nm southwest of
Knotts Island Bay, moving southeast at 20 knots.

Locations impacted include...
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Horseshoe, Chesapeake Light Tower,
Anglo African Wreck, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Cape Henry,
Sandbridge, Buoy 4a Drydocks, Deal Island, Cape Charles Light, Rudee
Inlet, Hot Dog Area Off Virginia Beach, 1st Island Bay Bridge,
Latimer Shoal, Currituck Beach Light, Kiptopeke Concrete Ships,
Knotts Island Bay, Lynnhaven, Fish Hook and Triangle Reef.

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 these storms pass.

&&

LAT...LON 3645 7607 3644 7612 3647 7615 3656 7610
      3662 7610 3664 7605 3669 7603 3673 7604
      3676 7600 3680 7602 3679 7608 3681 7615
      3687 7619 3691 7626 3685 7639 3717 7600
      3701 7515 3684 7526 3648 7516 3632 7597

$$

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