Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
527 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE VA TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 526 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER PARRAMORE
  ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WACHAPREAGUE REEF...BONE WRECK...WACHAPREAGUE INLET...QUINBY INLET
  AND PARRAMORE ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3747 7516 3750 7528 3745 7529 3740 7567
      3758 7573 3786 7521 3749 7502
TIME...MOT...LOC 2126Z 253DEG 31KT 3752 7559

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

JFOSTER



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