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
351 PM EST FRI FEB 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA...
  Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
  Island...

* Until 545 PM EST

* At 350 PM EST, showers were located along a line extending from
  near Honga River to near The Targets to Saint Marys River, moving
  southeast at 30 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...
  Ewell...
  Tangier Sound...
  Hooper Island Light...
  Smith Island...
  Deep Hole...
  Fishing Bay...
  The Targets...
  Nanticoke River Mouth...
  Bivalve...
  Richland Point Buoy...
  Southwest Middle Grounds...
  and Deal Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

&&

LAT...LON 3803 7587 3790 7591 3790 7604 3823 7640
      3834 7616 3827 7615 3822 7603 3837 7601
      3824 7595 3836 7586 3826 7592 3822 7582
      3814 7596 3815 7579 3807 7587 3806 7587
      3807 7580 3808 7578 3807 7578
TIME...MOT...LOC 2050Z 303DEG 31KT 3832 7610 3820 7635 3818 7649

HAIL...0.00in
WIND...>34kts

$$

BJL



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