Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
WHUS51 KAKQ 190519
SMWAKQ
ANZ632-634-654-656-674-676-190615-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0140.170819T0519Z-170819T0615Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
119 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINE BORDER
  FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND VA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA FROM 20 TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 215 AM EDT

* AT 119 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR LATIMER SHOAL TO NEAR 4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE TO
  LYNNHAVEN...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  FISHERMANS ISLAND AROUND 130 AM EDT.
  ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK AND CAPE CHARLES LIGHT AROUND 135 AM EDT.
  10 NM EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT AROUND 150 AM EDT.
  CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER AROUND 200 AM EDT.
  FISH HOOK AND TRIANGLE REEF AROUND 215 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3723 7535 3695 7531 3672 7540 3690 7614
      3701 7609 3717 7613
TIME...MOT...LOC 0519Z 275DEG 25KT 3710 7605 3701 7602 3692 7606

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

BROWN



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.