720  
FZUS71 KBOX 161620  
MWSBOX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
1220 PM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
ANZ235-237-256-273-161715-  
1220 PM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT  
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...  
OCEAN WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD FROM 25 TO 40 NM  
OFFSHORE...  
RHODE ISLAND SOUND...  
 
AT 1217 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS,  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND WINDS TO AROUND 30  
KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM  
12 NM EAST OF DERING HARBOR TO 50 NM SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF BLOCK  
ISLAND, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND, WATCH HILL, POINT  
JUDITH LIGHT, THE COASTAL WATERS WEST OF BLOCK ISLAND AND BLOCK  
ISLAND SOUND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...BRIEFLY ROUGH SEAS AND  
LIGHTNING STRIKES. CONSIDER HEADING FOR SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THESE  
STORMS PASS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4107 7186 4126 7187 4131 7187 4133 7171  
4137 7157 4138 7151 4136 7148 4139 7147  
4140 7142 4138 7139 4075 7107 4048 7134  
4047 7138  
 

 
FIELD  
 
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