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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
145 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

Long Island Sound East of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY-
Long Island Sound West of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY-
New York Harbor-Peconic and Gardiners Bays-
South Shore Bays from Jones Inlet through Shinnecock Bay-
Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm-
Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm-
Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm-
145 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon into
this evening which could result in localized gale force gusts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time that would meet
National Weather Service warning criteria.


Spotter activation may be needed.


This Hazardous Weather Outlook provides a summary of potential
widespread hazardous weather events that may reach NWS warning
criteria. Most long fused NWS watches...warnings and advisories in
effect are highlighted.

Please refer to the latest NWS forecasts for weather not meeting NWS
warning criteria.


Marine Weather Statement

Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
625 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018

625 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018


The areas affected include...

  Sandy Hook NJ to Montauk Point NY out 20 NM...
  Central and Eastern Long Island Sound...
  Peconic and Gardiners Bays...
  Long Island South Shore Bays...

At 621 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms, capable
of producing winds to around 30 knots. These thunderstorms were
located along a line extending from Fishers Island to Six Mile Reef
to near Herod Point to near East Bay, moving southeast at 30 knots.

These thunderstorms will be near...
  Fishers Island, Six Mile Reef, The Race, Long Sand Shoal,
  New London Harbor, Westbrook Center, Mattituck Inlet, and the
  mouth of the Connecticut River around 625 PM EDT.
  Horton Point and Western Block Island Sound around 630 PM EDT.
  Dering Harbor and Little Peconic Bay around 635 PM EDT.
  Orient Point and Shelter Island around 640 PM EDT.
  Moriches Bay, Plum Island, and Montauk Point around 645 PM EDT.
  Fire Island Inlet and Gardiners Bay around 650 PM EDT.
  Westhampton Beach and Great Peconic Bay around 655 PM EDT.
  Gardiners Island around 700 PM EDT.


Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, lightning strikes, and heavy downpours. A special marine
warning may eventually be required. Boaters should consider heading
for shore before these storms arrive.


LAT...LON 4136 7206 4137 7186 4108 7186 4090 7172
      4047 7324 4066 7356 4088 7252 4089 7252
      4091 7265 4098 7256 4099 7258 4085 7320
      4091 7328 4085 7348 4128 7261 4135 7233
      4130 7228 4139 7220 4131 7212 4142 7207



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