Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
648 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20
NM...
  WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 TO 40
NM...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 648 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR OVERFALLS SHOAL TO REHOBOTH BEACH TO 11 NM WEST
  OF INDIAN RIVER INLET BRIDGE...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  OVERFALLS SHOAL AROUND 655 PM EDT.
  BUOY 2MS AROUND 700 PM EDT.
  FIVE FATHOMS BUOY AND BUOY 4FB AROUND 730 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3868 7517 3871 7520 3872 7518 3872 7510
      3877 7511 3888 7498 3888 7441 3868 7460
      3859 7490 3863 7519 3866 7521
TIME...MOT...LOC 2248Z 278DEG 24KT 3882 7496 3872 7508 3865 7530

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

$$

DRAG


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