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
130 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...

* UNTIL 330 AM EDT

* AT 130 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CHESAPEAKE
  BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHOPTANK RIVER...
  DARES BEACH...
  NORTH BEACH...
  POPLAR ISLAND...
  BLACKWALNUT POINT...
  TILGHMAN ISLAND...
  AND CHESAPEAKE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3863 7629 3857 7631 3855 7621 3853 7620
      3851 7653 3874 7654 3877 7633 3867 7634
      3876 7632 3877 7631 3871 7627 3877 7624
      3875 7624 3867 7620 3868 7620 3860 7605
      3861 7609
TIME...MOT...LOC 0530Z 270DEG 27KT 3864 7658

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

$$

LFR


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