Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 WHUS51 KAKQ 280235 SMWAKQ ANZ652-654-280315- /O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0058.170528T0235Z-170528T0315Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 1035 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM... COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM... * UNTIL 1115 PM EDT * AT 1034 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ONANCOCK INLET...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS. HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. * THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... WACHAPREAGUE INLET AROUND 1050 PM EDT. WACHAPREAGUE REEF AROUND 1100 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3776 7522 3756 7524 3756 7526 3754 7527 3745 7529 3757 7570 3773 7566 TIME...MOT...LOC 0234Z 274DEG 24KT 3766 7574 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...>34KTS $$ MINNICK

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