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
315 PM EDT TUE JUN 27 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...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 314 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SAINT
  LEONARD CREEK...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  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...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...
  TOWN CREEK...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  DRUM POINT...
  FISHING BAY...
  HONGA RIVER...
  CALVERT CLIFFS...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  AND SOLOMONS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3819 7596 3817 7609 3829 7647 3839 7651
      3834 7643 3838 7640 3845 7647 3846 7632
      3831 7623 3831 7622 3839 7623 3827 7615
      3830 7613 3822 7603 3830 7606 3837 7600
      3837 7598 3831 7602
TIME...MOT...LOC 1914Z 283DEG 20KT 3842 7648

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

$$

BJL


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