340  
FZUS71 KOKX 180848  
MWSOKX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
448 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
ANZ370-373-181015-  
448 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
 
THE OPEN WATERS 20 TO 40 NM SOUTH OF FIRE ISLAND INLET TO MORICHES  
INLET NY...  
THE OPEN WATERS 20 TO 40 NM SOUTH OF MORICHES INLET TO MONTAUK  
POINT NY...  
 
AT 448 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE  
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 30 NM SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS  
SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND TO 26 NM SOUTH OF BUOY 44017 TO 28 NM EAST  
OF BUOY 44025, MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.  
 
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS, LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES, AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4026 7198 4003 7278 4013 7278 4029 7237  
4056 7146 4047 7139  
 

 
 
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