Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS71 KLWX 182206
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
606 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

ANZ530-531-538-182315-
/O.CON.KLWX.MA.W.0229.000000T0000Z-170818T2315Z/
606 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD...
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR...

AT 606 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND TO POOLES ISLAND TO NORTH
POINT STATE PARK...MOVING EAST AT 25 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...
FORT SMALLWOOD STATE PARK...
NORTH POINT STATE PARK...
HART MILLER ISLAND...
BODKIN POINT...
POOLES ISLAND...
SEVENFOOT KNOLL...
AND TOLCHESTER BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3933 7613 3933 7615 3932 7619 3929 7617
      3929 7618 3926 7622 3917 7627 3911 7629
      3913 7646 3920 7660 3924 7660 3926 7665
      3930 7660 3922 7649 3923 7643 3930 7640
      3932 7635 3938 7636
TIME...MOT...LOC 2206Z 273DEG 23KT 3948 7613 3930 7623 3919 7641

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

$$

LFR



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