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
423 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...

* UNTIL 600 PM EST

* AT 423 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM SOUTH OF
  YEOCOMICO RIVER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 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...
  EWELL...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  POINT LOOKOUT...
  SMITH ISLAND...
  CRISFIELD...
  MOUTH OF THE POTOMAC RIVER...
  SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
  AND YEOCOMICO RIVER.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST FOR
SOUTHERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3801 7647 3803 7652 3804 7652 3809 7603
      3807 7601 3809 7601 3810 7586 3808 7588
      3806 7587 3808 7578 3802 7584 3804 7586
      3803 7587 3797 7590 3798 7586 3796 7586
      3795 7589 3792 7589 3790 7591 3789 7624
TIME...MOT...LOC 2123Z 239DEG 37KT 3790 7658

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

$$

DH



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