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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
344 PM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

ANZ636-212030-
344 PM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE YORK RIVER...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  YORK RIVER... 

AT 343 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 11 NM NORTH OF COBHAM BAY...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3738 7663 3734 7659 3733 7659 3733 7657
      3732 7657 3730 7656 3729 7660 3735 7666
      3737 7666

$$

JFOSTER



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