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
557 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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 POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  EASTERN BAY...
  PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 557 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR NATIONAL HARBOR TO NEAR BLACKWALNUT POINT...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS COULD EASILY BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WIND AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL. BOATS COULD
           SUFFER SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS AND HAIL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NORTH POINT STATE PARK...
  MAGOTHY RIVER...
  CHESTER RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...
  POOLES ISLAND...
  GREENBURY POINT...
  GUNPOWDER RIVER...
  SANDY POINT STATE PARK...
  SEVERN RIVER...
  BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
  PARSONS ISLAND...
  FORT SMALLWOOD STATE PARK...
  PINEHURST...
  HART MILLER ISLAND...
  GIBSON ISLAND...
  BODKIN POINT...
  MILES RIVER...
  LOVE POINT...
  BALTIMORE LIGHT...
  AND ROMANCOKE.

LAT...LON 3937 7622 3942 7613 3939 7605 3932 7619
      3915 7628 3903 7624 3900 7617 3897 7625
      3879 7619 3885 7627 3872 7635 3899 7648
      3902 7640 3905 7646 3913 7645 3927 7661
      3923 7643 3938 7636 3944 7621
TIME...MOT...LOC 2157Z 217DEG 30KT 3883 7692 3859 7632

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

RCM


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