Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
150 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

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150 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF THE TIDAL POTOMAC
AND CENTRAL CHESAPEAKE BAY...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

AT 147 AM 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 6 NM SOUTHEAST
OF CHESTER RIVER TO 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF FAIRVIEW BEACH...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 35 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3840 7704 3834 7728 3844 7702 3804 7632
      3870 7653 3895 7621 3874 7631 3867 7634
      3875 7630 3860 7605 3863 7629 3848 7633
      3822 7604 3836 7586 3806 7581 3808 7578
      3807 7578 3790 7591 3789 7624

$$

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