Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1004 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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 FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 1003 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BONE WRECK...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AFRICAN QUEEN WRECK...ASSATEAGUE BEACH...GULF RAMBLER WRECK...OCEAN
  CITY INLET...ASSAWOMAN BAY...10 NM SE FENWICK ISLAND...10 NM EAST OF
  OCEAN CITY INLET...OCEAN CITY PIER...CHINCOTEAGUE BAY...CHINCOTEAGUE...
  BLACKFISH REEF AND FENWICK ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3835 7472 3821 7477 3812 7482 3794 7489
      3776 7503 3780 7559 3795 7547 3795 7548
      3819 7526 3822 7524 3824 7526 3823 7523
      3832 7515 3840 7518 3841 7520 3845 7520
      3844 7510 3845 7507 3842 7505 3846 7505
TIME...MOT...LOC 0203Z 221DEG 45KT 3777 7531

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

MRD



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