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
102 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 101 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 11 NM SOUTHWEST OF WESTMORELAND STATE PARK TO 9 NM
  NORTHWEST OF URBANNA INLET...MOVING NORTHEAST 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TAYLORS ISLAND...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  SMITH ISLAND...
  YEOCOMICO RIVER...
  FISHING BAY...
  DRUM POINT...
  BIVALVE...
  PINEY POINT...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  CRISFIELD...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...
  THE TARGETS...
  HONGA RIVER...
  POINT NO POINT...
  SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
  SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...
  DEAL ISLAND...
  NOMINI BAY...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  AND MOUTH OF THE POTOMAC RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3822 7696 3822 7659 3804 7632 3814 7632
      3837 7652 3832 7642 3849 7634 3822 7604
      3837 7601 3837 7598 3831 7602 3836 7586
      3814 7596 3806 7582 3808 7578 3807 7578
      3790 7591 3789 7624
TIME...MOT...LOC 1701Z 240DEG 26KT 3802 7701 3769 7668

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

$$

BAJ



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