Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
434 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 530 AM EDT

* AT 434 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR DAHLGREN TO WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SWAN POINT...
  WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...
  NOMINI BAY...
  WHITE POINT BEACH...
  WICOMICO RIVER...
  U.S. 301 NICE MEMORIAL BRIDGE...
  COLTONS POINT...
  COBB ISLAND...
  SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...
  BRETON BAY...
  POPES CREEK...
  AND COLONIAL BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3843 7700 3835 7696 3827 7684 3823 7659
      3820 7656 3815 7665 3817 7678 3816 7684
      3817 7687 3820 7692 3821 7695 3823 7696
      3826 7696 3827 7698 3827 7700 3831 7703
      3832 7703 3838 7706 3836 7709
TIME...MOT...LOC 0834Z 227DEG 20KT 3829 7706 3814 7686

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BAJ



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