Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
551 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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551 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...GUSTY SHOWERS CROSSING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD...

AT 549 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SHOWERS...CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. THESE SHOWERS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTHWEST OF MASON NECK STATE PARK
TO NEAR FORT WASHINGTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
QUANTICO...
FORT HUNT...
LEESYLVANIA STATE PARK...
U.S. 301 NICE MEMORIAL BRIDGE...
POPES CREEK...
COLTONS POINT...
COBB ISLAND...
MARYLAND POINT...
SWAN POINT...
GUNSTON HALL...
MASON NECK STATE PARK...
COLONIAL BEACH...
WHITE POINT BEACH...
POTOMAC CREEK...
WICOMICO RIVER...
PORT TOBACCO RIVER...
MATHIAS POINT...
SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...
NANJEMOY CREEK...
AND OCCOQUAN BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT SHOULD USE CAUTION AND PREPARE FOR SUDDENLY
STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES.

&&

LAT...LON 3849 7733 3867 7724 3865 7716 3870 7720
      3873 7706 3878 7706 3876 7700 3870 7700
      3867 7708 3851 7725 3839 7723 3846 7701
      3835 7696 3827 7684 3823 7659 3815 7661
      3821 7695 3838 7706 3833 7729

$$

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