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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
559 PM EDT TUE AUG 11 2015

ANZ431-453>455-473-475-112330-
559 PM EDT TUE AUG 11 2015

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

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 
  NM... 
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM... 
  COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM... 
  DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH 
  DE... 
  WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 TO 40 NM... 
  WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET NJ TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 TO 40 NM... 

AT 558 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR EAST
POINT TO NEAR BRANDYWINE SHOAL LIGHT TO 7 NM WEST OF CAPE HENLOPEN TO
23 NM SOUTHWEST OF SLAUGHTER BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

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 THESE STORMS PASS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER 
HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE THESE STORMS ARRIVE.

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 3859 7529 3859 7527 3863 7510 3867 7518
      3869 7507 3879 7508 3880 7525 3926 7499
      3911 7486 3893 7496 3898 7485 3920 7468
      3920 7466 3918 7469 3907 7399 3874 7413
      3851 7435 3833 7466

$$



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