Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1252 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

ANZ534-537-543-240530-
/O.CON.KLWX.MA.W.0178.000000T0000Z-170724T0530Z/
1252 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND...
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...

AT 1250 AM EDT...A GUST FRONT WAS LOCATED FROM POINT
LOOKOUT TO NEAR CRISFIELD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

A BUOY NEAR CRISFIELD REPORTED 35 KNOT WIND GUSTS AT 1243 AM.

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...
HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
SMITH ISLAND...
CRISFIELD...
MOUTH OF THE POTOMAC RIVER...
DEEP HOLE...
NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
EWELL...
TANGIER SOUND...
POINT LOOKOUT...
COLES POINT...
FISHING BAY...
HONGA RIVER...
SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...
POINT NO POINT...
BIVALVE...
RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
THE TARGETS...
COLTONS POINT...
AND DEAL ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3826 7686 3807 7633 3833 7643 3831 7622
      3840 7623 3840 7622 3822 7603 3837 7601
      3836 7601 3823 7597 3836 7587 3836 7586
      3814 7596 3815 7579 3806 7581 3807 7579
      3808 7578 3807 7578 3790 7591 3789 7624
TIME...MOT...LOC 0450Z 247DEG 26KT 3809 7623 3799 7535

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

DH



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