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
842 AM EDT FRI AUG 18 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...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 841 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SAINT GEORGE
  ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 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...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  PINEY POINT...
  MOUTH OF THE POTOMAC RIVER...
  DEEP HOLE...
  NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
  SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
  POINT LOOKOUT...
  TALL TIMBERS...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  DRUM POINT...
  COLES POINT...
  HONGA RIVER...
  FISHING BAY...
  SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...
  POINT NO POINT...
  THE TARGETS...
  BIVALVE...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  AND DEAL ISLAND.

LAT...LON 3794 7632 3816 7672 3823 7659 3807 7633
      3813 7635 3833 7644 3843 7629 3822 7604
      3837 7601 3836 7601 3823 7597 3836 7586
      3822 7582 3814 7596 3815 7579 3806 7587
      3807 7580 3808 7578 3807 7578
TIME...MOT...LOC 1241Z 238DEG 24KT 3812 7650

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

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