Special Marine Weather Statement Delaware Bay and Fenwick Island
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS
The areas affected include Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20
nm Coastal waters from Cape May NJ to Cape Henlopen DE out 20 nm Coastal waters from Great Egg Inlet to Cape May NJ out 20 nm Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach
At 120 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm, capable
of producing winds to around 30 knots. This thunderstorm was located
over Cape Henlopen, moving northeast at 25 knots.
Locations impacted include Overfalls Shoal, Brown Shoal Light, Cape Henlopen, Rehoboth Beach,
Cape May Point, Brandywine Shoal Light and Wildwood.
Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, and lightning strikes. Boaters should seek safe harbor
immediately until this storm passes.
Issuing Office: Philadelphia Source: National Weather ServiceIssued: Wed, Aug 7, 1:20 PM EDT