035  
FZUS71 KPHI 180754  
MWSPHI  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
354 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
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354 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT 20  
NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT 20  
NM...  
WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET NJ TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT 20 TO 40  
NM FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET NJ TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT 20 TO 40  
NM...  
WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO MANASQUAN INLET NJ OUT 20 TO 40 NM...  
 
AT 354 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE  
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FORKED RIVER TO LITTLE EGG  
INLET TO BUOY GE, MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
OCEAN GATE, ATLANTIC CITY, LITTLE EGG REEF, ATLANTIC CITY REEF, SHIP  
BOTTOM, GREAT EGG INLET, BARNEGAT LIGHT REEF, GARDEN STATE SOUTH  
REEF, HARVEY CEDARS, FORKED RIVER, GREAT EGG REEF, OCEAN CITY REEF,  
BEACH HAVEN, BARNEGAT LIGHT, NORTH BEACH HAVEN, GARDEN STATE NORTH  
REEF, LITTLE EGG INLET, BUOY GE, SEASIDE PARK AND BRIGANTINE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS, LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES, LIGHTNING STRIKES, AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. 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.  
 
REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT  
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
FORECAST OFFICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3950 7373 3913 7420 3918 7473 3921 7470  
3922 7471 3922 7474 3923 7473 3925 7466  
3927 7468 3947 7443 3957 7436 3970 7422  
3976 7422 3980 7419 3982 7423 3985 7416  
3987 7418 3991 7413 3993 7417 3998 7355  
 

 
 
MPS  
 
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