Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 1138 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR RAPPAHANNOCK
  LIGHT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...MARINE WEATHER SPOTTER.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  OCCOHANNOCK REEF...ONANCOCK INLET...NANDUA PUNGOTEAGUE REEF...LOWER
  BERNARD ISLAND...NASSAWADOX REEF...RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT...ANGLERS REEF...
  RAPPAHANNOCK RANGE LIGHT AND WATTS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3791 7576 3780 7568 3778 7570 3774 7565
      3775 7564 3771 7561 3760 7577 3768 7570
      3771 7576 3769 7570 3772 7567 3779 7571
      3775 7574 3776 7577 3774 7576 3775 7578
      3759 7579 3740 7611 3759 7626
TIME...MOT...LOC 0338Z 232DEG 29KT 3754 7611

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JM


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