Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1226 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

ANZ534-537-543-030430-
/O.CON.KLWX.MA.W.0032.000000T0000Z-160503T0430Z/
1226 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND...
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...

AT 1224 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEAR TANGIER
SOUND. THESE WILL APPROACH THE TANGIER SOUND OVER THE NEXT HALF HOUR.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SMITH ISLAND...
TANGIER SOUND...
NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
CRISFIELD...
DEAL ISLAND...
AND MOUTH OF THE POTOMAC RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3798 7641 3823 7597 3826 7592 3822 7582
      3814 7596 3814 7581 3807 7587 3806 7587
      3806 7581 3808 7578 3807 7578 3790 7591
      3789 7624
TIME...MOT...LOC 0424Z 240DEG 33KT 3801 7574

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

$$

BAJ



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