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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
145 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

ANZ633-656-658-251815-
145 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO THE CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC 
COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA 
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM... 
  COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 
  20 NM... 
  CURRITUCK SOUND... 

AT 142 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF 
PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED 
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR KNOTTS ISLAND BAY TO NEAR CURRITUCK 
BEACH LIGHT TO 8 NM NORTH OF THE CENTER OF THE ALBEMARLE 
SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DEAL ISLAND...KNOTTS ISLAND BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND...CURRITUCK
BEACH...BUOY 4A DRYDOCKS AND KILL DEVIL HILLS.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

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 3609 7580 3658 7603 3650 7599 3648 7592
      3649 7590 3657 7592 3654 7597 3657 7599
      3661 7590 3660 7589 3645 7589 3623 7578
      3661 7588 3668 7556 3635 7549 3622 7562
      3623 7577 3610 7574 3613 7575 3608 7577

$$

JFOSTER



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