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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
313 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

ANZ430-202015-
313 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH 
  DE... 

AT 312 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG 
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE 
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 NM 
SOUTHWEST OF STONY POINT TO NEAR BOWERS BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 
15 KNOTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  WOODLAND BEACH AROUND 320 PM EDT.
  STONY POINT AROUND 340 PM EDT.
  REEDY POINT AROUND 400 PM EDT.
  PEA PATCH ISLAND AND CROSS LEDGE LIGHT AROUND 405 PM EDT.
  SEA BREEZE AND SHIP JOHN SHOAL LIGHT AROUND 415 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER 
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR 
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3973 7553 3961 7541 3947 7554 3946 7539
      3941 7545 3938 7527 3929 7529 3938 7523
      3931 7527 3921 7516 3900 7532 3926 7541
      3924 7551 3934 7549 3924 7557 3925 7557
      3935 7549 3959 7560 3958 7562 3959 7562

$$

ROBERTSON



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